New work

These 2 stitched brooches are my entries for Brooching the Subject at Timeless Textiles Gallery in Newcastle. Online voting is now open so you can see all the wonderful brooches and vote for your favourite here: https://timelesstextiles.com.au. Earlier this year I undertook a challenge to print 5 large silk scarves for a travelling exhibition, Print […]

New Year – New Start?

2018 wasn’t one of my best years – I feel I’ve been relatively unproductive. I chose not to do the open studio art trail because I didn’t know how my father would be and I also was getting burnt out producing things to sell, even contemplating retirement! My father is now in aged care after […]

A new quilt finished…

Working title: Weathered and Worn. The quilt is 30 x 50cms and will be my entry in One Red Thread 2018, an exhibition held in August as part of the Berry Quilting Retreat in Berry NSW. The others photos show the piece in progress. It’s made from old tea towels that were very worn & […]

A busy time

I’ve been busy with the Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail & now getting ready for the above event in Kalamunda. The open studio event  went really well – lots of visitors who seemed to be enjoying themselves & also good sales. I shared my studio with Sue Doorey who makes the bags on the […]

Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail 2017

Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail 2017 Digital Brochure Map Our studios open on Friday 8th September, they will be open 10am – 4pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday for 3 weeks until 24th September. There are 24 studios open this year with about 50 artists involved. We really look forward to chatting to lots of […]

It’s been a year

It’s a year today since my Mum, Dulcie, died. She is often in my thoughts but today I want pay tribute to what a huge influence she’s been in my life and art practice. She was very creative although she didn’t have the opportunity to really follow that path and learn pottery until we were […]

Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail

Open this Thursday to Sunday 8th -11th & 15th – 18th September 2016 from 10am to 4pm. Maps are available from the Armadale Visitor Centre or go to www.armadale.wa.gov.au I’m taking part in the Arts Trail again this year, although my studio won’t be open. I will be sharing with Sue Doorey in her studio. There are […]

SAQA Oceania Blog Hop

36 Oceania members of SAQA have made a 12″ x 12″ quilt for the online SAQA benefit auction so we’ve decided to do a blog hop that documents how each person went about the creation of their quilt. The auction begins on September 16 and there are more than 430 quilts to bid for – many from very […]

12″ x 12″ quilt

  I’ve been printing a collection of fabrics based on circle designs with a view to make a large wall piece. I used some of them to make this 12″ x 12″ quilt for the SAQA auction. You’ll be able to see all of the quilts & take part in the auction on the SAQA […]

It’s Pink for November!

It’s time for Roy G Biv (colours of the rainbow) again. We done all the rainbow colours so now we’re extending a little to finish off the year & this month it’s pink. For links to more pink posts go to Julie B Booth’s blog  or Jennifer Coyne Qudeen’s blog here. I do often use […]