Spring is almost here

Donkey orchids are among the early wildflowers in our area – we saw these – part of a large clump on the side of the road while walking around our suburb. Macracarpa also seen on our walk, native to WA but not here. The red flowers are about 1.5 to 2″ across when they come out. […]

Innovative Stitches – Serendipity W/S

All pieces from Jenni Abbott’s workshop. The very bottom sample in the last pic was done at the workshop, the others, I’ve done later. The top piece was done last year & I’ve added Jennie’s techniques to it. You can see the progression in the first 3 photos.

A4 Quilts

I’ve been doing some quilting, similar technique to the blue blocks in my last post. Above: My first finished A4 quilt. This one is made from left over fabric scraps from my quilting sample pieces and was dip dyed after stitching using Napthols rather than hand painted with Procion dyes like the previous ones. I’ve […]