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.

30/04/2020

Hexagon Quilt

Quilt constructed of blocks of hexagons with 72 ‘flower’ rosettes made from plain and printed cotton scraps. The centre of each rosette has the name of one of the Girl Guides embroidered on it. The one in the centre of the quilt has the Trefoil insignia outlined in satin stitch. The background is white hexagons.

10/10/2019

The Signature Quilt

342 signed calico rectangles with 342 patterned rectangles to match signatories, machine pieced with black cotton margins, wadding and calico backing. For further information about the signatories and making of the Quilt please visit https://pioneerwomen.com.au/quilt

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

Draining the Swamps

Materials and techniques: Eco printed muslin using casuarina and callistemon foliage; hand and machine stitched.

27/08/2019

Maali (Swan)

Materials and techniques: Fabric collage using silk dupion, commercial printed cotton and organza. Machine and hand stitched.

27/08/2019

Bottoms Up!!

Materials and techniques: Hand dye fabrics, fabric paint, organza, silk waste, hand embroidery, machine embroidery, free motion quilting.

27/08/2019

Floodplain

Materials and techniques: Silk and cotton fabric, bobbin work, hand and machine embroidery, free motion quilting.

27/08/2019

Underwater Windows

Materials and techniques: Hand dyed fabrics and papers, sun dyeing hand painting and colouring, embroidery, free cut machine pieced, hand quilted

27/08/2019

Wetland Windows

Materials and techniques: Hand dyed fabric and paper, sundyeing, hand painting and colouring, embroidery, free cut machine pieced, hand quilted.

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

27/08/2019

What’s for dinner?

Materials and techniques: Layered cotton, silk and silk paper with appliquéd Lutradur, satin, felt and cotton fabrics. Embellished with hemp, cotton and polyester braids and ribbon, hand and machine embroidery and beading. Acrylic paint and Inktense pencils. Machine quilted during construction. 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.

26/08/2019

Waterholes and Tracks

Materials and techniques: Commercial plain cloth. Abstract design freehand drawn with fabric crayons. Hand stitched with commercial threads.

26/08/2019

Bibool (Freshwater Paperbark)

Materials: Hand dyed papers. Hand dyed salvaged and commercial cotton and silk fabrics. Silk Rod. Crochet doily. Purchased decorative yarn.

26/08/2019

Djeran Abundance

Materials and techniques: silk fabric, machine pieced and layered, machine embroidery. 400 x 600 mm

05/06/2019

Batemans Bay Bi-Centennial Patchwork Quilt

Embroidered quilt consists of central rectangle with scenes of Bullock team, Tollgate Islands—fishing, Clyde River bridge, surf and beach activities. It is bordered by small squares depicting animals, activities and local items of interest. The quilt (wall hanging) is displayed in a wooden frame with glass front. Created in 1988 for the bicentenary of settlement

03/05/2019

Heidelberg Busy Bee Signature Quilt

This redwork quilt is constructed from 213 white cotton squares and four distinctive sashings made from Torchon lace insertions. It is edged on all four sides with a substantial frill or flounce that is approximately 25 cm deep and is embroidered with a floral design. The quilt has 13 small squares across the width and

03/04/2019

Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt (79 quilts)

The Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt is an evocative record of those who were lost to HIV, many of them in their 20s and 30s. The visual diversity of the panels is marked, capturing as they do the character and individuality of the person who died. In the 1980s and 1990s, at the onset of AIDS

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