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.

September 2017 – “Natures Exuberance”, a solo exhibition at Timeless Textiles, Newcastle.

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.

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.