Tag: birds

New Birds

I am currently working on some new Aussie bird patterns, and have so far painted up a Variegated Wren, a Scarlet Honeyeater and a Spotted Pardolote.   Two of them have been placed on their perches ready for quilting, just the Pardolote to go.  I’m thinking about some more birds…

Student’s Work

Yesterday and the Saturday previously, I assisted these lovely ladies at Patchwork Angel to paint and quilt their own little birds. Didn’t they do a fabulous job?  Well done!  It was a delight to see how others interpret colour choices on my patterns with their backgrounds and borders, and even…

More Little Birds

Well, folks.  I know I promised to show you the other Little Bird wall hangings I have been making, but yes, have been a bit slack on the blogging lately.  But here they are! Rainbow Bee-eater Crimson Rosella Major Mitchell Cockatoo These, along with the Rainbow Lorikeet I have already…

Pelican Portrait

I had the urge to do a monochromatic piece, and what better bird to pick than one that is black and white. So the Australian Pelican it is. Mind you, there is still a lot of colour in the pelican, all the sublteties in the shading and the soft pink…

Flowers for the Lady

For my latest birds, I decided to do the colourful Major Mitchell Cockatoos, also known as pink cockatoos. They don’t come native to my part of Australia, but they can be kept caged as pets, so I have seen them in real life. I wanted a nice fun vibrant piece,…