It’s Hot in South Australia…

The family have been telling me how hot it is, these pictures from our Newspaper prove it. The train lines have buckled and the Koala's are joining humans in keeping cool.they showed Temperatures of 55.6 on the beach (131.9)

At the end of the day.

DSC04863 The life of a traveling Quilt teacher…
At the end of the day…….
1.Fall exhausted on the bed in your jamas.
2. Put on the daggy free socks you got on Qantas.
3. Turn on a banal TV program and think about the days class.

Tilly’s house

Now, I'm a little nervous here at Quilting in the desert… The lunchtime conversation was interesting….. The talk was of using hemorrhoid cream under your eyes to get rid of the puffiness….!!! IS THAT WHAT THEY DO IN AMERICA….!!!!!!!!!

Working too hard.

I've been working on the computer for 14 hours straight today…. it's 9.15pm, and I'm pooped… "Now there was a princess who lived in a little village. She didn't know she was a princess because princesses usually live in a castle. But princess Tilly lived in a little house. It was the smallest house in…

G for Garden.

This is a little village taken from the "G" for Garden letter in the Alphabet I'm designing. I think I would like fabric in this pattern, what do you think? I haven't used colored pencils for a while…. It's soft I think…..I like it…..

I’m excited.

I just heard that  the paper I wrote on "Chintz" for my University course has been published….. wooow and I got paid. What a surprise, that one came out of left field. Takes quilting to another level really. Also one of our dear friends…. has just received an AM "Australian Medal" Garry Leslie Coombes - …


Despite not teaching for a few days, the work never ends… If you enjoy it, is it still called work? But to present a good class and lecture, a lot of work goes on behind the scenes…. A whole day has passed and I still don't have the presentation finished….I guess those of you who…

Just working.

Spending the day preparing new presentations and drawing…. and I think I'll walk in the sun as well….!!!! A little sadness crept into my normally happy world.

Interesting in one way, sad in another…..

I had an interesting day today. I attended a gallery called Artspace on Sixth. It is a wonderful gallery with a lot of mixed media. The work of two artists really took my eye, I gathered their artist statements, however, they don't have a web page. I find that a little disappointing. I also found…