Sculpture by the Sea 2008

Today we went to Cottesloe beach to see the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. There was some fantastic work and it’s such a great setting. I’m afraid I don’t know who the artists are, so apologies for not naming them. The giant shells are made from felt.We also had a yummy lunch at Cottesloe […]

Look what the postman brought!Yesterday I received this beautiful Journal from Sue Bleiweiss just because I left a comment on her blog. Inside there are more goodies, butterfly stickers, labels, pockets and lots of pages of different sizes, some printed with butterfly motifs. A lovely way to start the New Year, thank you Sue.If you […]

Esperance BeachesThere are some beautiful beaches here, the blues of the water are amazing and the sand is so fine and white, it squeaks when walked on. Hope everyone has a happy and safe Christmas.I’ve been working on some fabrics, building up layers of colour, but nothing ready to photograph yet. I probubly won’t do […]

Some interesting texturesThese are from our recent trip, top is the trunk of a huge, old Zamia palm and below, the base of a tree. I spent most of today in a crowded shopping centre trying to finish my Christmas shopping. I think I’m getting old and cranky because I just wanted to go home. […]

Take it Further Challenge I’ve signed up for Sharon B’s new challenge which starts next year. I liked this one because it’s quite open to different aspects of textiles and ways of working. If anyone’s interested you can still join, see the link.

I’ve been playing with Picasa to manipulate and post photos. The one below is a collage of 2 of my broome photos. I found out how to do it on the new Quiltwow taster. It’s fun to do and although I’m not totally happy with this result, will definitely continue exploring.The next one down is […]

I’m not having any luck uploading photos at the moment so I’ll leave it for now. Not much work happening lately as I’ve been going on short holidays. Last weekend I had a few days at Kalbarri, north of Perth, where it was lovely & warm. I even had a swim.On Tuesday we’re flying to […]

ATC I haven’t done much machine embroidery lately. Just finished this ATC to get back into it. The swirls are done with Dispersal dyes on poly satin which I then Cloqued to make it dimensional & free stitched the satin onto a painted cotton background. I’m making some small traditional quilts at the moment for […]

Sunprinted Address Book CoverThis cover is embellished with a machine embroidered design with free machine embroidery added. The bachground is stippled & I’ve satin stitch the edges and applied a cord.Last week I went to the Perth Craft & Quilt Fair & caught up with the Embroiderers Guild & the WA Quiliters Association exhibitions, both […]