Cushions of colour

My part of the world has been awash with rain. The sky has been grey and heavy for weeks. So to brighten it all up, I have been making rainbows. These have an added bonus of freeing me from part … Continue reading

My new Finished Journal

Well, it’s finished!. This is the journal made from all the bits of fabric that I have been playing with, as well as some of my aged shibori. This one has been hand and free motion machine quilted onto cotton … Continue reading

A fabulous discovery and Stitching texture

I had a thought the other day, so went to seek out my grandmothers old suitcase, buried deep in the back of the garage. In it, as I had thought, I discovered most of the samples I had made during … Continue reading

Holidays and cushions

I’ve been on holidays..yippeee We did a bit of this A bit of this A bit of this Saw some of well as some other lovely creatures..turtles, stingrays… Climbed lots of these And looked out at lots of this … Continue reading

A failure reborn..

I made another Journal yesterday. This one was made from a part of an art quilt that was a MASSIVE failure.I cut it up and decided to use this section as the cover of the journal. Waste not ,want not…… … Continue reading

Amy’s Creative Side: 2012 Fall Bloggers Quilt Festival pt 2

I am so excited to have been voted into the final  5 in the Art Quilt Category! Thanks so much to all who voted 🙂 Now comes the final voting. There are some amazing quilts in all the categories, so definitely worth a look.

Playing with fabric and embroidery

          A bit of a collage using a variety of fabrics, embroidery, buttons, lace and ribbon. It is all hand and machine stitched onto a white wool felt base. A little bit of fun for a … Continue reading

Cityscape Textile

I am using upcycled upholstery sample books to experiment with new techniques at the moment. This is building up to creating a major work for a competition in a couple of months. The fabric that I have purchased for it … Continue reading

Upcycled Rainbow Textile

I’ve been quiet again lately, I’ve been a bit sick so I think I’ve just been hibernating for a while. I have been busy making some more bits and bobs however. Today’s effort was to finally use one of the … Continue reading

Oranges and Lemons: Fun with spraying and stamping

A few days ago, my two youngest sons were both out having fun with friends, leaving me and my big boy at home alone. We decided to have some fun with spraying and stamping!. I collected a bunch of white … Continue reading