Category Archives: Art Quilting

Swansea Festival of Stitch Masterclass

I will be teaching at Swansea Festival of Stitch on August 10 2018.  It is an unfortunate clash with Festival of Quilts, but the programme looks great.             I have called my class ‘Beautiful Surfaces’ as that … Continue reading

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CQ Journal quilts 2017

Last 11″ X 11″ CQ Journal quilt of the second quarter. Year’s theme ‘Text’, quarter’s method – stitch. June is hand stitched in threads which contrast the text and background.

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Light and Dark

Cwilt Cymru, with whom I exhibit, are going to be at the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre in June. Our work will be smaller pieces than usual, (we are exhibiting there again  in 2019 with work that has been more … Continue reading

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CQ Journal Quilts – second quarter in progress

This quarter’s focus is on using stitch to apply text to fabric. April’s 11″ x 11″ journal quilt has the word free-motion machine-quilted. I am sticking to a blue and white colour way throughout the year. The stitching followed circular … Continue reading

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Experimenting 

I love water soluble printing ink. It is fragile, yes, but you can do a lot with that fragility, working in to areas to change the textures, and to move the colour around to lighten and darken. I like to … Continue reading

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Another day at The Wooden House

Another art quilt adventure with Laura Kemshall! We worked on composition, which is an area I definitely need help with. Sticking to our own themes, students beavered away using a method of screen printing that is new to me, and … Continue reading

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My Autumn Almanac

Feeling autumnal and getting geared up to start lighting the woodburner in the evenings, plus I’m getting a yen for Cinnamon scented candles! This is a piece that I did prepare for a selling exhibition but I liked it too … Continue reading

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