Talking Textiles.

  I found this wonderful book today and the designs took my breath away.   Sometimes, just out of the blue, you connect to something you come across. I found this book this morning as I was passing the book store on the way to the chemist. On opening it, my heart skipped a beat…

Fabric

  Why is it that a stack of folded fabric evokes an emotion of warmth and well being. I hated washing diapers… (nappies) we call them. However, I took great pride in seeing them hanging on the line, I used to turn around after I hung them, and just look at them with pride…..the white…

The Challenge Process.

It's dark and absolutely pouring outside and it's only 7.00 pm. I can't believe that this time last week I was still in London waiting for the plane. I've had adventures in Thailand, been home and slotted into "MOTHER MODE" and "HOUSEKEEPING MODE' and tonight we  watched miss Tilly make her TV debut tonight as…

There’s something special happening in quilting.

There’s  something special happening in quilting. It’s a fresh new look in fabric and design and I for one just love it. The younger generation are joining the ranks. I don’t mean to sound like an evangelist, I don’t need to convert people to the art of quilting, I just love being involved with the…

Challenge Block No 4. in the making.

Thoughts and process:- This weeks challenge will cover two  genre's the Aggy project and the weekly challenge. I'm beginning with a photo that was taken a coupe of weeks ago. I have a 50 meter roll of very thick vellum, it's actually the paper draftsmen use for their drawings. It's easy to see through and…

Block No 2.

Thought Process:- I have an idea….. Do you remember I mentioned that I want to do some blocks with maps….? This block will be of something that I treasure each day.  So I decided to get a map of our suburb off the web, print it and then scan it so I could subdue the…