I printed some polyester fabrics with heat transfer dyes and cut out shapes with a soldering iron, then appliqued some of them onto a background to make a postcard. Thanks for your comment Judy – yes I do usually wear a respirator for that kind of work and would certainly advise anyone to buy a good fitting […]

Something new

Blue and Green Should Never be Seen… 45cms x 75cms. Strictly speaking, this isn’t really new – it was pieced more than a year ago but yesterday I finished the quilting and binding. I had a small collection of hand printed and dyed scraps left over from a series of work on the theme of […]

Textile Tantrums

Above is the corner of one of my entries in Dale’s Textile Tantrum exhibition. It’s called Shattered. It’s finished except for the sleeve and label. Below: some flowers I made for my other entry – although I’m not going to use them all. These have taken much longer than I planned but the end is […]

New A4 Quilt

Just finished this – as it is a dull, wet day, I decided to scan it instead of photographing. I’m going to send it to the UK Quilter’s Guild for their Little Gems Tombola. If you go to the link you can see lots of the other quilts, some really good ones too. Can you […]

This week…

This is the fabric I received in the post for the round robin. Susan Purney Mark from Canada has clamp dyed it. I’m now deciding what I’ll do for the 2nd layer. I’ve dyed a few sample pieces in a similar colour so I can do a little experimenting before I jump in. Above & […]

March TIF

Just a day late this month. The first photo shows the front & back sections. The fabrics are all silks on a base of pellon with a layer of dyed flannelet over it. I’ve placed strips of various silks over the base with the sheer ones last. Then appliqued the flowers on top using vliesofix […]