18/09/2020

Blown by the Wind

Triptych collage of painted felt pieces held between two layers of net and machine quilted

29/06/2020

Celebrate the Culture of Australia’s First People: Night Sky

The ‘spiral galaxy’ design was built by drawing a large Drunkards Path traditional block (quarter of a circle in a square), and nesting and rotating different sized Drunkards Path blocks in the large one. The patterned fabric is ‘Seven Sisters in the Milky Way’ designed by Marlene Doolan of Aboriginal heritage. Machine pieced. Machine quilted

16/05/2020

Last frontier

Materials: Commercial silk, Tiwi Island silk, cotton, polyester, paper Techniques: Shibori, heat set images, lino cut prints, fused applique, machine stitching

16/05/2020

Wrecking the reef

Materials: silk, polyester, paper, cotton rear Techniques: fused applique, heat set images, batik, machine stitch

15/05/2020

Mangrove water 2

Materials: Recycled antique Japanese silk Techniques: Shibori hand dyed in mangrove, hand embroidered and Kantha stitch

15/05/2020

Mangrove water

Materials: silk organza, silk threads Techniques: hand dyed in mangrove bark, couched threads dyed in mangrove and eucalyptus, heat set plankton images (copyright Martina Doblin) Kantha stitch

15/05/2020

Banksia Creek

Materials: recycled silk Techniques: bundled flora dyed in banksia, machine and hand quilted, hand embroidery

15/05/2020

Corio Bay 1

Material: silk Techniques: digital photography printed on silk by Warwick Tonkin, machine quilted and hand embroidery

15/05/2020

Cremorne

Material: silk, whole cloth Techniques: Hapa zome plants, bundled flora dyed in banksia, heat set images, machine and hand quilted, hand embroidery

14/05/2020

Carbon 3

Materials: silk Techniques: whole cloth, heat set images, hand dyed and kantha stitch

14/05/2020

Carbon sink 2

Materials: various recycled silks, beads Techniques: hand dyed and painted, machine pieced, hand and machine quilted

14/05/2020

water cubed

Materials: silks Techniques: fused appliqué and machine stitch

14/05/2020

India 2013

Materials: silk Techniques: tie dyed eucalyptus caps, indigo dyed and kantha stitch

14/05/2020

rip curl

Materials: silks Techniques: fused appliqué and machine stitch

14/05/2020

Nuts

Materials: recycled silk Techniques: tie dyed eucalyptus nuts, dyed in mangrove and kantha stitch

14/05/2020

Plankton

Materials: silk and hand dyed thread Techniques: heat set images, kantha stitch

14/05/2020

March of the cane toad

Materials: recycled silk kimono, silk organza Techniques: heat set map, natural and crayon on organza, machine appliqué and machine stitching

14/05/2020

Carbon 2

Materials: silk Techniques: heat set images, hand dyed and kantha stitch

14/05/2020

Antarctica

Materials: tissue paper, sheeting Techniques: hand dyed, machine stitch & hand painted

14/05/2020

Damning the Molonglo

Materials: tissue paper, cotton Techniques: hand dyed, machine stitched, hand paint

14/05/2020

Hidden wealth

Materials: commercial dyed cotton, gold net, glass beads Techniques: hand painted, stencilled, beaded & machine stitched

14/05/2020

Caught in a trap

Materials: Recycled silk kimono Techniques: machine pieced, heat applied images, kantha stitch

14/05/2020

embedded

Materials: Cotton, oil stick, pentel pen Techniques: Stencil, hand paint, hand draw, hand & machine stitch

14/05/2020

La Nina Lake Eyre

Materials: Silk organza, cotton damask Techniques: silk painting, oil stick stencil & machine stitching