This is gross

Well back home after a weekend away. I’m about to put up some vision, but I can’t find the right music… so tomorrow…OK, I have something to share with you. It’s a sad tale and a warning to all pet owners and was sent to me by friend Andrew a vet in Whyalla and Roxby…

It’s been ages

It’s been ages since I sat at the computer and designed.Last night and in the wee hours of this morning I finished a new quilt design. I use EQ5, I haven’t purchased EQ6 yet although I do have the updated fabrics. I have to use it on my PC not the apple and I sort…

Memories

Just over a year ago I was anxiously waiting to hear of the birth of little Tilly.She should have been born before I left for the USA, but you can’t plan these things. Today she came to assist me in the "Shed" dressed in the little rose sweater I purchased just minutes after I heard…

Podcast.

I’ve actually added my first podcast into the web page. (Well, I actually did it a few months ago, but I’ve only just got it up and going). So rather than put it into the blog, it will be on the blog page of the web site. It runs for 4 minutes, so let it…

Portrait Class

It’s been a busy few days. The students in my class were enthusiastic and adventurous and I appreciated how hard they worked. This is Jill’s Project. It’s wonderful, but to see the rest  visit the web page

Shoes on the move

I’ve finished the top of the boots quilt, in fact I put a border on it. Now I don’t like it so off it comes.I  used a mock suede fabric that I purchased in the USA. The  photo below shows the fabric to be rather mottled, in fact it isn’t really, the flash just picked…

Working on the boots quilt

This is as far as I’ve got.I’ve drawn the pattern and then done a water colour (in the computer) of the boots.I think I will still do them in the three color ways, original, floral and brights and then put them into a triptych. I just love them….

1930’s butterfly.

Times were tough in the 1930’s in the USA. The great depression affected everyone. Quilting had a small revival and feedsacks were  usually the fabric of choice for the home maker. Newspapers and womens magazines printed patterns for women to use. I’ve been doing a little research, looking for a particular pattern  and as i was…