Continuity.

Re-creating the Bayeux Tapestry as  a Quilt. Continuity. It may sound strange saying this but for me continuity is paramount to keep in the flow of this special project.            I find I work more efficiently if I draw the applique and prepare it by putting it onto the fabric as…

A creative day.

This afternoon I’ve been working on this project today, this is actually the back of the quilt. I’ve been experimenting with different fabrics and I used Osnaberg.

Mixed Media bags.

Originally posted on I am Pam Holland:
Over the past few years, I’ve frequented scrap booking shops looking for interesting Mixed Media supplies.I’m not into art quilts, I guess this is where I could possibly use this stuff… so generally it sits there in the appropriate box until I get round to making a series…

286 days on the road, all in the name of Quilting.

I sat down today to create a visual image of the past year and I’ve come to a halt. It’s quite difficult. My Stats say that I was away on 4 trips, and I spent 286 days away from home. I traveled 162.832 kilometers on planes and landed in 28 cities in 10 Countries. Of…

Merry Christmas to our family and friends.

So here it is Christmas Eve day. The sun is shining and its a very mild summers day. We have a large crowd joining us tomorrow so everything needs to work like clockwork and with lots of little people there are special things in the yard to explore, like, colourful tents, a new swing, the…

A world without Hunger.

When I was asked if I would contribute to this event I just had to say a resounding yes, 10 of our Children came from situations where their very lives were in danger and indeed some of them would have ultimately experienced hunger and extreme poverty. I chose 3 people who I had met  in the…

Quoth the Raven, ‘Nevermore.’

The Raven – Edgar Allen Poe. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. ”Tis some visitor,’ I muttered, ‘tapping at…

7-Day Arts and Crafts of Mexico tour, A creative Journey of Exploration.

  7-Day Arts and Crafts of Mexico tour, A creative Journey of Exploration. How do I describe this tour. Set in Sam Miguel Allende, just a short flight from Houston Creative, Exhilarating, Relaxing, Thought provoking, Exceptional Experience and simply stunning.   This is the second tour we’ve offered in this genre and the time to…

Special things

This is a very special gift given to me by my Sister Heather. In fact she gave me one many years ago and I wore it almost every day when I was traveling. I lost it sometime this year because the clasp broke. Heather, Bless her, bought me a new one at the Design Festival……