08/07/2020

Australian Coat of Arms Quilt

Medallion quilt pieced from square, rectangular and triangular pieces from plain and patterned cottons. Central motif is appliqued in red cotton on white background with kangaroo and emu on either side of a shield. Four stars are randomly placed on the white background. There is no padding. The backing is pieced together from different types

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.

26/04/2020

Strata title

Rock formations that reflect the evolution of the planet include beauty and dirt. We had just bought our first home in a Strata which was both beautiful and dirty Made from Commercial cotton, silk, poly-cotton, rayon and polyester and using techniques: machine pieced and machine quilting

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

24/11/2018

Reflections of Another Life

Technique: Stripe piecing, recut and strip piecing directly to wadding and backing. Hand embroidered shapes and mirror insets. Hand finished. Materials: cotton, blends, polyester, satin, taffeta, crochet thread and mirrors.

24/11/2018

Days of Fire

Technique: Strip piecing and folding, hand embroidery and finishing, machine pieced. Materials: Taffeta, cotton, voile, cotton blends, gold and silver thread.

17/07/2018

Log Cabin Quilt

Julia Jeffries (1846-1919) lived with her husband Jabez at Ournie NSW. They had 11 children.

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.

27/06/2018

Mary Studholme’s Wagga

One side of this whole cloth quilt is a single piece of cretonne or similar with a pattern of autumn leaves. The other side is patched pieces of curtaining. The padding is old clothing, mainly knits, with some pieces of men’s suiting showing through tears in the backing, tacked to random pieces of curtain material.

14/06/2018

Possum Skin Rug

14/06/2018

Possum Skin Rug

27/04/2018

The Kangaroo Rug

Kangaroo skin rug made from 22 pieces of kangaroo pelt, 4 pieces across each end of the rug and 2 larger pieces making up panels in the central portion of the rug. Pelts are hand stitched together. Backing of burgundy felt has been attached by hand stitching. The navy edging around the skins appears to

24/04/2018

Down to the Sea

Technique: Machine pieced, quilt-as-you-go method, machine appliqué, hand quilted and finished. Materials: Wool, corduroy, satin, taffeta, cotton, blends, found screen prints, polyester wadding.

24/04/2018

Sunrise – Wilpena Pound

Technique: Strip piecing, quilt-as-you-go. Machine appliqué inserts, hand quilted and pieced. Materials: Corduroy, velvet, satin, taffeta, silk, cotton, blends, furnishing fabrics.

24/04/2018

Storm at Sea

Technique: Strip piecing ‘quilt-as-you-go’ method, hand quilted and finished, loose birds, metal motifs applied by hand. Materials: Satin, taffeta, cotton and blends found screen printed fabric, velvet. Polyester wadding.

09/04/2018

Laura and Sam’s wedding

Red and black wool six pointed star blocks separated by black strips with the occasional appliqued red circles at intersections. One block represents a ladybird and was inserted as other fabrics were insufficient in amount. Along each side is a series for triangles using remaining fabrics. The backing is slightly patterned black and grey cotton

29/03/2018

Elizabeth Grace

Machine pieced medallion quilt. The fabrics in the centre eight rows are similar to those used in the ‘Elizabeth Smith Coverlet’ with outer border fabrics and colors of my choice. Machine quilted in a traditional Baptist Fan pattern by Pam Hammer of Threadshed Quilting, Victoria.

28/02/2018

Unsquare – Square Dance

Machine pieced by Prue Townley and Machine Quilted by Pam Hammer of Threadshed Quilting. Matildas Own wadding . Rasant Machine Quilting thread. Border fabric very expensive but matched the pieced blocks. Square blocks are pieced together and then recut and twisted to form the tesselating pin wheels.

28/02/2018

My Giant Dahlia

Medallion style, hand pieced by Prue Townley using 100% cotton fabric, and custom quilted by Pam Hammer of Threadshed Quilting, using Rasant thread. The wadding used was Matilda’s Own.

25/02/2018

Log Cabin Quilt