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Quilters Companion Magazine

The latest Quilters Companion magazine comes out on the 8th October 2020, the Great Australian Quilts Edition, and features a little project that I have contributed. A cute little wall...
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Artworks

Been Busy

I have been very busy creating new artworks. Since the galleries re-opened after lockdown, locals have been very supportive of small business and I have had to knuckle down to...
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Artworks

New Dragon Pattern

Some of my earliest art quilts were dragons, and they were a lot of fun to make. I decided, as a break from the intense embroidery work that I normally...
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Fabrics For Sale Patterns

Etsy Shop now Open

I have been very busy behind the scenes getting my Etsy shop up and running. I now have 20 patterns ready for instant digital download! That was quite a task,...
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Awards Caloundra Regional Gallery Fine Art Embroidery

Local Artist Local Content Exhibition

I was super excited to receive an Excellence Award in the Local Artist Local Content Exhibition, that is being held at the Caloundra Regional Gallery. The 40 finalists are all...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Christmas Time

With Christmas nearly upon us, I was inspired to embroider a piece which featured the beautiful little native wildflower called Christmas Bells. Their vibrant cheerful red and yellow appears so...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Beaching About

Every so often I have a new favourite artwork that I have created, which I like to display in the lounge until it's time to go to the gallery to...
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Awards Fine Art Embroidery

The Holmes Prize for Realistic Australian Bird Art

For a second time running, I have been honoured to have been selected as a finalist in The Holmes prize for Realistic Australian Bird Art, with my work "Preening Pause",...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Latest Works

  A selection of a few of my latest works, beaches and birds. Two beautiful things about the area I live in.  Next job to get them framed and off...
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Fine Art Embroidery Seaview Artists Gallery

Beach Panoramas

There are so many beautiful beaches near where I live, and despite the area being so built up, there is always a quiet beach spot to be found. These ones...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Birding Again

Birds are such wonderful creatures, and capturing their feathers and spirit is a very inspiring pursuit. These two embroideries I have entered in to the Immanuel Arts Festival, which is...
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Fine Art Embroidery

A Little Commission

I was asked to do a commission of a red backed wren and a superb blue wren together, such a nice subject and I very much enjoyed making this little...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains are a fascinating subject, different angles, different light, always something new to discover with them.  They work so well in panorama format, which is an interesting way...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Birds, Birds, Birds

Its been all about birds the last few weeks.  All these little artworks are from photos I have taken myself and they all live in my local area. Some birds,...
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Fine Art Embroidery

New Year New Works

Welcome to 2019, another year begins with so much promise of creativity.  It might be a while since I blogged, but the sewing machine has not stopped. So many beautiful...
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Fine Art Embroidery

By the Beach

I live near some fabulous beaches, they are many and varied. Capturing some of these local landmarks is fun and challenging. Top is Dickey Beach looking towards Moffat Headland and...
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Quilt Show

Qld Quilt Show

I entered two floral quilts in to the Queensland Quilt show this year, and each was awarded a third prize ribbon in their categories, a big shout of thanks to...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Wildflower Season is Here

Oh the joys of spring and wildflower season! This is a panorama I have recently completed inspired by a walk in a section of the Noosa National Park, where wildflowers...
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Art Quilt Awards Quilt Show

Delightful Daisies does it again!

I am very excited that my quilt, Delightful Daisies, has taken out 2nd in the Art Quilt category in Quilts Across Queensland! Congratulations to all the other entrants and prize...
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Fine Art Embroidery

Selection of Latest Embroideries

I have been very busy with the camera, going for walks and taking lots of reference photos. I have got to explore some lovely spots on the Sunshine Coast, and...
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