Absent in April

While I hope to have many visitors to my website — and potential buyers among them — I will not be available during the remainder of April. Tomorrow afternoon my husband and I are flying out of Sydney for a tour of Turkey, with several extra days to ourselves in Istanbul. Very excited about finally…

Clearing the Shelves

Sadly, I have discovered that my year-old shoulder replacement will not allow me to finish off my quilts with any free-motion quilting — and it makes pinning the three layers together very difficult also. With the help of friends, I will be able to complete the quilts already in the pipeline, but after that it…

Nasturtiums

This will brighten the room and the spirits! 115cm X 145cm $250

Eden Memories

My sister, Jenny, was a talented quilt maker and needlewoman and I have several beautiful embroidered items she made over the years. When visiting her in Eden on the far south coast of New South Wales, I slept many times under a lovely quilt made in her favourite colour, purple. I drew up the two…

Fidget Quilt #12

Plenty of things to feel and investigate make this sure to delight restless hands as well as the eye. $20

Fidget Quilt #11

Gorgeous bright colours, varied textures, a button, zipper and Velcro on the front and a fun motif on the back will all appeal to a young dementia patient or a restless child. $20

Fidget Quilt #10

Plenty of trimming and textures to entertain anxious hands. $20

Fidget Quilt #9

The rose tones of this one will appeal to any soft-hearted dementia patient. $20

Fidget Quilt #8

Textures and patterns along with a zipper, key, Velcro etc., will make having this little quilt on one’s lap an interesting and calming experience. $20

Fidget Quilt #7

This bright little quilt will brighten the day of any lady, young or old! Interesting textures, a zipper, a key, lace and Velcro added to occupy the hands and calm the nerves. $20