The Empress’s New Umbrella

Happy Beltane, May Day or what you will! Late Spring/early Summer is my favourite time of year and for many years, I’ve had it in mind to make a sunny May Day quilt bursting with flowers and, of course, a May Pole full of ribbons and dancing children… But this is not that year! Today […]

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Today We Will Live In Colour

FEBRUARY Mercifully short of days, February full of greys, Grey cloud, grey sky, grey land, grey sea, Grey birds, grey fish, grey you, grey me. O whatever could be drearier! How I long for something cheerier… SO TODAY WE WILL LIVE IN COLOUR Today is the Reveal Day for the Endeavourers Art Quilt Group and […]

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Just Improv

Today is the Endeavourers’ fourth quarterly reveal day and I’m very grateful to all my fellow members for their endless inspiration, encouragement and enthusiasm. I love the way this group prompts us to embark on new journeys with fabric that we should never otherwise have contemplated :) This quarter’s theme was ‘Improv’ and I resolved […]

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OMG – an improv horse

Well, my goal this month was to make an improv quilt with any or all of the fabrics in this box… …and it’s not the greatest quilt or the most exciting improv but a finish, as they say, is better than perfect! After going away for a week I caught some kind of flu-like virus […]

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Dorothy’s House

Today is the Endeavourers third Art Quilt reveal day. Our challenge theme for this quarter has been ‘spiral’ and my submission is called Dorothy’s House. I knew I might well be short of time this quarter so I decided to go with my first idea – Dorothy’s House (from the Wizard of Oz) caught in […]

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Happy May Day!

I have been very absent here of late, after this quilt took on a life of its own and I very much feared I would never meet today’s deadline on the theme of Change/ Transformation. I hope to post more about it soon but some of my thinking behind this piece and and the quilts of […]

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Don’t Poke the Bear

Yesterday, February 1st was the first Reveal date for The Endeavourers, our new art quilt group, and our theme for this quarter was ‘Nature’. My full post for the quilt I made for this challenge, including both my thoughts and the making process, can be found on The Endeavourers blog and also at the bottom […]

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