News

 

Just received the news that two of my art quilts have been accepted into the exhibition Art Quilt Australia 2017, being held at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery, Launceston, from 9th Sept – 22nd Oct 2017.

13 Sept – 8 Oct 2017 – “Natures Exuberance”, a solo exhibition at Timeless Textiles, Newcastle.

22 – 25th June 2017 – my art quilt “Ode to Oz Flora”  will be exhibited with the travelling exhibition Made In Australia Flora and Fauna at the Craft and Quilt Fair, Sydney.

23rd June – 6 August 2017, Stitched Up, an invitational group exhibition at Timeless Textiles, Newcastle, Australia.

13th & 27th May 2017, looking forward to facilitating the “Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary” – an Art Quilt workshop for Bernina Sewing Centre, Tauranga.

20/21st May 2017 , looking forward to facilitating the “Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary” – a Thread Painting workshop, for the Taupo Quilt Makers.

28th March 2017, received news that my Art Quilt “Ode to Oz Flora” has been selected as a finalist in the Australasian Quilting Conventions 2017 Made In Australia Flora and Fauna challenge! It is also a travelling exhibition and my quilt will be on the road till the beginning of 2018 and may include an international trip to Mexico….

21st March 2017, looking forward to facilitating an Art Quilt workshop at Gordon Base Studios, Te Aroha.

Art Quilt Journey – a presentation of my journey with Tauranga Patchwork and Quilting Guild, 21st and 24th Feb.

My art quilt, Dancing Kangaroo Paws, has returned safely from its touring with World Quilt Competition XX to various venues in the USA.

My quilt “Peace by Piece” has been shipped and is on its way to the Blessington Academy exhibition in Brisbane, Australia on the 11,12th Feb 2017.

I’ve just received in the post the Australian Patchwork and Quilting Vol 26 No 3 magazine, which features my art quilt “‘Leafy’ Sea Dragon”.  I think it came out in July/August but my copy didn’t find me across the Tasman and they kindly sent me another.  Check it out on my blog.

Current NZ Quilter magazine has a write up on the NZ quilts that are being exhibited in the 2016 World Quilt Competition XX, and I’m delighted to see “Dancing Kangaroo Paws” has a viewing in the article.

22nd September 2016  Received news that one of my ‘Floral’ challenge quilts – ‘Peace Lily’ received a Merit Award. Its always nice to get acknowledgment and a prize!

15 & 17 October 2016. I am facilitating “Finding the Extra-ordinary in the Ordinary” thread painting workshop with NCEATA, Newcastle, Australia.  Looking forward to sharing those two days with participants and exploring thread painting techniques.

22-25th September 2016   Come and see the 12 x 12″ ‘Yellow’ and ‘Floral’ quilt challenge entries being exhibited at the Auckland Flower and Orchid Show. All for sale.  www.orchidplusflowers.co.nz

29th July 2016 – Received news that “Dancing Kangaroo Paws” has safely arrived in the USA.

3 June 2016 – My Art Quilt “Dancing Kangaroo Paws” has been accepted into the 2016 World Quilt Competition XX, New Hampshire, USA.  It will depart shortly and travel through at least four different venues before coming home again in January 2017.