02/12/2020

PM Please Quilt

PM Please Quilt (2015) 210cm x 165cm. Appliqué quilt made using suit swatches and recycled ties, bamboo wadding, hand embroidered using cotton embroidery thread.

20/11/2020

Medallion Quilt Top

Quilt top, all cotton. Center frame is 600mm square of calico on to which is appliquéd red material in an elaborate cut out design. Radiating rows of mainly red and blue triangles. Other materials include, white with abstract plants scattered across it, pink with pin print white dots, white and maroon herringbone with small white

04/05/2020

Bush remedy

Materials: Commercial silk, polyester voile and metallic voile Techniques: Fused appliqué and machine quilting

27/08/2019

Aboriginal Culture – Astronomy

Life for Noongar people was moderated by objects in the sky. Day time was signalled by Venus rising and the sun’s position, longer periods (‘months’) by the moon, and seasons by star patterns. For navigation: direction was judged by sun up, sun down, highest point of the sun, star patterns, single stars, and directions between

27/08/2019

Aboriginal Culture: Wetland Resources

Materials and techniques: Aboriginal fabric, Roots and Seeds designed by Rosemary Pitjara; machine applique, hand embroidery, hand and machine quilting.

27/08/2019

Aboriginal Culture: Wetlands Conservation

Materials and techniques: Aboriginal fabric, Possum Land and Water Dreaming designed by Heather Kennedy; machine applique, hand embroidery, hand and machine quilting.

27/08/2019

Wetland Spiders, A Weaver of Gold and a Wolf

Materials and techniques: Commercial and hand dyed cotton fabric, polyester basket braid, ribbon braid, florists wire, velvet over poly-wadding, beads, rhinestones, hand dyed muslin, bridal tulle, metallic and cotton thread. Machine appliqué, machine piecing, wash-away embroidery, 3-dimensional padding, buttonhole stitching over wire, hand and machine embellishment, machine quilting, beading. 600 x 400 mm

26/08/2019

Wyan the White-faced Heron and Gilgies

Materials and techniques: Background fabric botanically dyed using eucalyptus leaves. Hand dyed cotton gauze, sari silk strips, organza and tulle. Hand embroidery and appliqué. Machine quilted on a domestic machine.

26/08/2019

Cardacut the Cormorant with Eucalyptus and Melaleuca

Materials and techniques: Background fabric botanically dyed with eucalyptus leaves. Melaleuca fabric designed by Lorraine Canestrini, digitally printed. Merino wool felt, cotton, gauze, organza and tulle. Hand embroidery and appliqué. Machine quilted.

24/11/2018

Celebration – John Hall Thorpe

Technique: Mono printing, machine appliqué of many flowers. Machine over-locking and strip piecing (directly onto low loft wadding and the backing) Hand finished. Materials: Cotton prints and plains. Synthetic fibres, gold and silver thread.

24/11/2018

Heatwave

Technique: Rough edge hand appliqué and quilted and finished. Screen printing. Materials: Cotton, blends, voile silk, satin, taffeta and linen.

24/11/2018

Come Dancing

Technique: Layers of net over taffeta and lace shapes. Hand quilting and beading. Paint brush work. Materials: Remnants and materials from dance costumes I have made and worn.

24/11/2018

Illusions of Identity

Technique: Machine appliqué, screen printing, glue, paint, hand quilted and finished. Materials: Cotton, voile, silk, found fabrics, flags, badges and ribbons, remnants from community arts projects, logos (permissions received).

24/11/2018

Zoobilee

Technique: Hand drawn designs produced into textile panels, set out in a pleasing whole and machine appliquéd sections into a whole piece cloth. Use of broderie perse. Hand beaded, quilted and finished. Materials: Cotton, wool, blends, linen, taffeta, net, corduroy, silk, prints. Polyester wadding. Crochet thread.

24/11/2018

Caves

Technique: Machine appliqué, hand quilted and finished. Materials: Corduroy, satin, silk, homespun.

24/11/2018

Desert Waters

Technique: Shiribori, Indigo dyed silk. Hand quilted and finished. Materials: Indigo dyed silk, crochet thread and low loft wadding.

24/11/2018

Blue Mood

Technique: Mono printing, found screen print fabric, free hand machine appliqué, hand quilting and appliqué. Materials: Cotton, Thai silk, polyester, wool, upholstery lining, crochet thread, cotton thread, dyes and paint, polyester wadding and calico back.

30/09/2018

Aboriginal Culture – Astronomy

Life for Noongar people was moderated by objects in the sky. Day time was signalled by Venus rising and the sun’s position, longer periods (‘months’) by the moon, and seasons by star patterns. For navigation: direction was judged by sun up, sun down, highest point of the sun, star patterns, single stars, and directions between

27/08/2018

After the Storm

Technique: Mono printing, machine appliqué, free hand and reverse machine embroidery, hand embellishing, hand finished. Materials: Cotton, synthetics, net, beads and shells.

27/08/2018

Journey to Geelong

Technique: Needle felting, machine appliqué, hand quilted and finished. Materials: Pure wool, embroidery thread and low loft wadding.

09/07/2018

Boulder Opal 3

Technique: Opals, strip piecing, quilt-as-you-go, machine appliquéd to rock panels of various shapes and sizes. Hand quilted and finished. Materials: Cotton, velvet, linen, satin, taffeta, blends, corduroy, wool and mixes, polyester wadding.

09/07/2018

Boulder Opal 2

Technique: Opals, strip piecing, quilt-as-you-go, machine appliquéd to rock panels of various shapes and sizes. Hand quilted and finished. Materials: Cotton, velvet, linen, satin, taffeta, blends, corduroy, wool and mixes, polyester wadding.

09/07/2018

Boulder Opal 1

Technique: Opals, strip piecing, quilt-as-you-go, machine appliquéd to rock panels of various shapes and sizes. Hand quilted and finished. Materials: Cotton, velvet, linen, satin, taffeta, blends, corduroy, wool and mixes, polyester wadding.

09/07/2018

Giant

Technique: Machine appliqué, hand quilted and finished. Materials: Wool, corduroy, satin, taffeta, cotton, blends, polyester wadding.