Sewing Day at Andrea’s

Follow me I spent another happy day with Andrea and a group of her friends, teaching them the easy way of doing a clamshell quilt.  We had 9 ladies all fired up to start.  It was fun to see the different fabrics chosen – including reproductions, scrappy, pinks/browns, red/cream, greens (in tiny clamshells)  and “gelatoRead more ⟶

Class at Patch n Quilt

Follow me Taught a class of lovely ladies at Patch n Quilt today – 4 women doing clamshells and 3 doing needleturn appliqué using my Blooming Springtime patterns.  I don’t really have a pattern for clamshells – I just show them how I did my own quilt with lots of input from my favourite quiltingRead more ⟶

I love teaching!

Follow me I had some fun – and exciting – email a couple of days ago with the lovely Kim Goatcher from Jukejema.  We had been talking about me teaching there but as I live inMelbourne and her shop is in Nowra I didn’t know when that would be possible. Today, I was going throughRead more ⟶

Botanika class at Millrose Cottage

Follow me Had my second Botanika class at Millrose Cottage. This is a 9 block quilt with sashing and viney border.  I had made this quilt quite a few years ago based on  postcards with leaf drawings.   When I completed the quilt I was told that the time wasn’t right for “leaves”.  So the quiltRead more ⟶

Quilt Retreat and other things……

Follow me   Don’t you just love quilting retreats?  The preparation that went on before is such that one would think I was spending a week there!  But you never know…… I may get tired of one project and want to do something else.  When I got to the retreat I found that most ofRead more ⟶

Learning Curve

Follow me Well….. I’ve finally been dragged into the blog world.  Jennifer is here via Skype and is cracking the whip!! So I’d better pay attention. But I’m thrilled to be starting something new! The reason for the haste tonight is that I leave for the US tomorrow with Margaret Mew.  The day has finallyRead more ⟶