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Blackwork motif on a crazy quilt block

This is a small experiment as on this block I have incorporated a blackwork motif. The story behind this block is that it is one of the many blocks that act for me as a memento of the year we spent living in England. The little blackwork motif I graphed …

A pink crazy quilt block completed for the stitch sampler quilt

Over the Easter break I completed a pink crazy quilt block for my sampler quilt. The idea behind this quilt initially was to experiment with different stitch combinations as applied to crazy quilting which I am doing – after a fashion. I am resorting to stitch combinations that are old favourites. As …

January Fabric Postcard

My January fabric postcard  is a response to living in Canberra the ‘bush capital’ and my first attempt at a fabric postcard. When ever you walk in the Australian bush the ground is covered in twigs leaves, bits and pieces of organic matter that provide homes for a rich insect …

Sunbury Millennium Embroidery

Large collaborative community textile projects are always exciting to discover. I love to see the way people represent themselves in thread. Sunbury Millennium embroidery is an great example of what can be done. The project was conceived by David Brown and designed by John Stamp. Stitched by 140 people the …

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