Update on the Quiltless Traveller

Hello, Kirsten again, back with a quick update on Mum. I don’t know how, but our traveller patient has survived her hospital stay, with not a lot to amuse her actually. If only that quilting bag could’ve magically appeared in Turkey! Piecing could’ve helped pass the time and keep the mind occupied no doubt. Nonetheless,…

Stuck in Turkey without a Quilt!

Hello everyone, I’m Rhonda’s daughter, Kirsten, and I usually just help out with the technical side of Quilts With Purpose using my limited technical prowess! Today however I’ve decided to write to give an update as Mum is laid up in hospital where she has unfortunately spent most of her holiday in Turkey – with…

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 $250 100% of proceeds go to ReachOut Nepal and we thank you for your support.

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…

Double Tulip

Finally finished after realising that free-motion quilting is now beyond the capacity of my new shoulder and switching to a quilting design entirely comprising straight lines. Eventually, I was very happy with the result on this lovely quilt. The Double Tulip design is a very old one, proving that quality never dates! 130cm X 160cm…

Woodlands

Take a moment to imagine the quiet atmosphere of woodlands, hear the rustling in the leaf litter and the occasional bird call. How relaxing… Photos show both front and back. 100cm x 150cm $80

Fairies

Fairies to delight any little girl. Ideal for cot, first bed or simply playing. 106cm x 133cm $90

West Coast USA

This quilt recollects the trees, birds, fish and animals of the West Coast USA, which we’ve travelled in its entirety, from its border with Mexico all the way to Canada. Among the myriad shades of green foliage, you can find images of the local wildlife. 155cm x 180cm $450