Invitation to Australia Wide Four Premiere

AUSTRALIA WIDE FOUR, a members’ exhibition presented by Ozquilt Network Inc, premieres at Gallery M in Adelaide from 5-8pm on 24 October 2014.  I will be there and you are invited too!

Invitation to Threads of Change: Ozquilt Network Forum 25 October


I am currently preparing my presentation Technology and your Creative Practice for the forthcoming forum THREADS OF CHANGE: ART QUILTS.  There are still spaces available at this  one-day forum on 25 October 2014, a professional development and networking event sponsored by Ozquilt Network Inc.  Other activities include a silent auction of art and textile treasures, […]

Return of Australia Quilts


After an unscheduled sojourn in a Sydney warehouse, while the shipping company sorted out their paperwork, the Australia Quilts exhibit finally returned to Copacabana early on Wednesday afternoon. Phew! The boxes are a little battered but the contents are safe and sound: And I have the all-important ATA carnet so that I can get the […]

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Brenda in Living Colour!


Hello, my name is Brenda and I will be your guide to Living Colour! at the Brisbane Craft and Quilt Fair. There is a curator floor talk at 1.30pm each day but I am happy to talk any time. Thank you to all my blog readers who have stopped by to say hello. You really […]

Sashiko Stitching


I am accompanying the Living Colour! exhibit on tour to the Brisbane Craft & Quilt Fair. I knew I wanted a stitching project to work on while I look after the exhibit but I did not have time to pull dome supplies together before I left home. Be Be Bold to the rescue and I […]

Join me for Living Colour! In Brisbane


Today, I was back in curator mode. I winged my way to Brisbane where I set up the Living Colour! at the Craft & Quilt Fair that opens tomorrow (Wednesday) and runs until Sunday. How satisfying to transform those blacks walls into colour. Can you see the rainbow?! I will be presenting a curator floor […]

15 Random Thoughts While Travelling


I’ve been home for over a week now and, after dealing with some business and admin stuff, have had a chance to gather my thoughts. Here are some reflections from our trip to England and France along with some photos from London and Strasbourg: If you work in solitude most of the time, it is […]

Colourplay and Living Colour!

After nearly three years of international touring, the Twelve by Twelve Colourplay collection has its final exhibition this weekend hosted by Association Belge du Patchwork, Enghien, Belgium: 2-5 October 2014.  It’s in a chateau that looks like a grand exhibition space – look at those lovely parquetry floors, big windows and chandeliers!  Meanwhile, back in […]

European Patchwork Meeting 2014


As curator of Australia Quilts, the extra-European guest country of honour exhibition at the 20th Carrefour Européen du Patchwork/ European Patchwork Meeting, and one of the members of the Twelve by Twelve Colourplay challenge, naturally my priority was to attend these exhibitions and be available to provide additional background for viewers.  And boy was it […]