Friday, 28 February 2014

More Beauty

Camellias in my Garden by Janis Arredondo

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Wow, another wonderful quilt

"Celise" by Carol Swinden. Best of Show 2012, Canadian Quilters' Association

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Adorable Regal Rupert

Regal Rupert (art quilt) Copyright Beth Wade Design 2012.  

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Another beautiful quilt

Varsity Medley made by Lois Vincent. The pattern, by Judy Martin, is in her Knockout Blocks & Sampler Quilts book and Star Power CD-ROM from Electric Quilt Company. 

You can read more HERE

Monday, 24 February 2014

Deb Hyde

I only just discovered the work of Textile Artist Deb Hyde and I am in awe.
Visit her website to see more.

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Friday, 21 February 2014

A beautiful embroidery pattern

and it's free at the wonderful Graphics Fairy.
Take a look around.  It is a wonderful resource for free vintage images.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

A freebie from The Fat Quarter Shop

This delightful table-topper

is a free pattern at the Fat Quarter Shop.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

A great free pattern

for this delightful quilt can be found HERE at the fabulous Moda Bakeshop.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Feeling Stitchy

If you enjoy embroidery in all its forms you may enjoy a visit to the Feeling Stitchy Flickr stream.  So make yourself a cup of tea and settle down to enjoy the amazing pictures.  There are over 92,500 of them.

Monday, 17 February 2014

Lesley Anne Ivory

is internationally renowned for her paintings of cats.  Many show cats relaxing on quilts so I thought you might enjoy seeing some of her art works.  Just go HERE.
This one is named 'Muppet on Rose Hexagons'.

Saturday, 15 February 2014

Hooray - It's a Guild Meeting

Hope to see you there.  
Today we have Nicole McGill from the CFA as our guest speaker.  Visitors to our guild meetings are always very welcome.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Friday, 14 February 2014

More traditional

If your taste is more for traditional quilts, how about this one
You can read more at Karen Kay Buckley where you will see some amazing quilts.

Happy Valentine's Day to all the romantics out there.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

An Amazing Quilt

If you want to find out more pop over and visit Calico Gals 

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Did you know

the Fat Quarter Shop shares a fabulous array of free patterns HERE. If you look down the page you'll see this great little mug rug which would make a fabulous St Valentine's Day gift.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Debbie Mumm BOM

Years ago I was so in love with Debbie Mumm fabrics and projects.  She is still producing them and here is a fabulous free BOM she is sharing in 2014.
You can go HERE to find out more

Monday, 10 February 2014

A great free pattern

Here's a lovely little baby quilt from the fabulous Moda Bakeshop HERE

Friday, 7 February 2014

And another wonderful quilt

Kathy Schattleitner’s beautiful quilt “Canyon Lands”. This landscape art quilt won a Member's Choice award in the 2013 Road to California exhibit at Ontario, Calif.

Thursday, 6 February 2014

A great post

at One Lucky Day showing you some images of the Portland Quilt Market.  Just click HERE
Here's a little note from Julie

Hello members

There are still a few spots left on the Living and Learning Machine quilting class run by Anita Ellis of Hillside Quilting at Panton Hill Living and Learning Centre on Tuesday evenings.  The classes run once a fortnight 7pm to 9pm.   First class is next Tuesday 11th Febuary.

Details can be found on the website.  Call Anita on 0430 135281 for more details or enrol by calling 9433 3799.


Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Another amazing quilt

One Lucky Day: Portland Quilt Market Review Natural Wonders artist: Kathy McNeil - Washington Techniques: Hand-appliqued, hand embroidered, embellished, piped, machine quilted... "This quilt is about the simple magic of discovery. I hand appliqued 123 different fabrics to create a seascape that existed in my imagination."

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Heart Strings

Such a beautiful quilt.

"Theresa’s Heart Strings" by Theresa Caselman as seen at PIQF 2012. Made with 219 different fabrics. Design by Cindy Cooksey; photo by Quilt Inspiration.

Saturday, 1 February 2014