Back in early 2009, I purchased this lino-printed fabric from the Babbarra Women’s Centre at the Australasian Quilt Convention (read more here). My plan was to make a dress but the directional, blocky fabric design did not lend itself to being cut up and moved about. And so the precious fabric has been waiting patiently […]
Another highlight from the Australasian Quilt Convention was the opportunity to meet the other tutors and to view their work. I especially enjoyed attending a presentation by Jane Sassaman in which she shared some slides of her inspirations, early work and creative environment. On my return home, I found this image of a tote bag […]
Well it seems that I have successfully upgraded my blog to WordPress 2.7. Upgrading is always a vaguely nerve-wracking process but if you back up thoroughly and then follow the steps methodically, everything goes smoothly. My Mum is visiting at the moment. She’s working on embroidering a printed linen tablecloth that was among the belongings […]
I’ve dispatched my belated Christmas gifts and, in the spirit of giving, now share with you a free pattern for my Pacific-themed table place mats. The Pacific Place Mats are quick and easy to make. The instructions almost took longer to put together. This pattern is provided for personal use only. Please respect my copyright. […]
I may be a few months late, but I’ve just made six table mats as gifts for Christmas 2007. I really like the way they turned out and am thinking of putting together a free pattern that can be downloaded in pdf format. Let me know if this would be of any interest.
Back in September, I started knitting myself a jersey for my Christmas sojourn in Pittsburgh. Here it is. I’d model it myself but it’s rather warm here today.