My art my joy.

I’m still get surprised that people are interested in my ideas. I’m overwhelmed and my heart flies when students smile, are happy and suddenly realise that they can immerse from the ‘basic’ edge, when they can fly too! Then when I think about it, I work hard to create new ideas, new techniques in quilting…

I now have the time to share.

Early mornings, late nights and I needed to concentrate on my task at hand rather than socialise over the past 8 days, so now I’m free for a day and I will photograph and share as much as I can . This is one of the most stunning quilts I viewed. I love everything about…

Animal Kingdom

Another fabulous day here. The place is buzzing with excitement, not just for quilting but because there is a huge World Series baseball game happening right now just blocks from us. So we have quilters rubbing shoulders with baseball fans and trust me, its an interesting combination.

People, Portraits and figures.

This is one of my favourite categories in the show. I absolutely love the image below, I’ve the subtlety, and the execution to of the placement of fabric and the quilting. I’m not taking photos of all the quilts this year, but instead, I wish to study the ones that I really like and find…

Quilts from the International Quilt Festival.

  I have so many quilts to share with you and so little time before we begin our next adventure. It’s so interesting going to Houston and walking around the quilt exhibition. Have you walked the aisles and seen a new technique and suddenly thought well why didn’t I think of that? Then on the…

Lets return to the Houston Quilt Festival.

I’ve been traveling and it isn’t as easy to write an extensive blog each day. Depending on the speed of the internet in my hotel it often takes time to add the images.

So here we are 2 months later and now I can add the images I missed.

I’ll begin with Houston and I’ll add the few images I took of the  Van Gogh Cherrywood Challenge 2017. I think there were 465 submissions and each and every one I saw was stunning.

Houston Quilt Festival:- day 4.

The show opened officially for the full day today and I’m told it was absolutely packed. Around noon, 2 million people descended on Houston for the Astros trade. The town turned Orange, I sort of thought it was for me, the roads and parks turned a bright shade of orange.