Archive for the ‘Appliqué’ Category

Dear Jenny

A few months ago a quilting friend called me to ask if she could send Jenny along to the Studio. Jenny, a beginner quilter, was having trouble with a block-of-the-month quilting project and needed some help. Sure I said, not asking anymore questions. Jenny walked in the door with the Dear Jane book under her […]


Resurrection… The story behind the quilt

Resurrection… The story behind the quilt – 1993-2013. I recently exhibited my quilt ‘Resurrection’ at the Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition along with a brief story of it’s making. I had quilters approach me at the exhibition wanting to know more. Likewise after taking the quilt to a Patchworkers & Quilters Guild of Victoria meeting. So […]



I love the soft sculptured look of traditional needle-turn appliqué and I have over the years managed to master the technique. I still use it for intricate designs, when lots of small overlapping pieces can be a bit tricky for the template technique. However, I now mostly use templates. Turned-edge appliqué using a template underneath to form […]