Category Archives: Sewing

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

Posted in Art Quilting, Quilting, Sewing, textiles | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art Quilting, Quilting, Sewing, textiles | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art Quilting, Print, Quilting, Sewing, textiles | Leave a comment

CQ JQ August and September

August’s 8″ x 8″ JG depicts the journey from our home in the middle of nowhere to our holiday rental in the middle of nowhere!  Keeping to the theme of time, it depicts the benevolent fracture in time that holidays … Continue reading

Posted in Art Quilting, Quilting, Sewing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Handbag?!!

  I used a piece of pink velvet that I considered to be “Meh” and two different silks that I considered to be “Yum”.  I made the velvet yummy by printing, stencilling and applying some lengths of gorgeous Colinette yarns. … Continue reading

Posted in Bags, Sewing | Leave a comment

A Finish!

Back here this was a WIP, amongst many WIPs.  I am determined to get back to my ‘one-at-a-time’ rule.  It is the only way I can manage my energy levels and the log jam of ideas that continually rams itself against … Continue reading

Posted in Art Quilting, Quilting, Sewing | 4 Comments

A book cover for

The woman, (a lovely friend) who loves red…..

Posted in Book Art, Sewing | Leave a comment