Fabulous Facades - New Book Release

My latest book, 'Fabulous Facades' has just been released by my publisher C&T. Combining my love of architecture and textiles, I set out to capture in fabric many of the buildings that have a story to tell. From crumbling structures that have been exposed to the elements of weather and time to recent designs that seem to defy gravity, there are so many wonderful buildings that provide inspiration. The construction process outlined in the book, allows sections of the building to be constructed separately. Each section is outlined with a dark line, giving a graphic feel to the work, reminiscent of a woodblock print. There is a chapter on design and another on colour, both providing useful i

Quilting Cruise to Alaska

Just returned home from a fabulous week of cruising from Seattle to Alaska. Organised by Quilt Seminars at Sea, a large and very enthusiastic group of quilters plus partners, family members and friends, enjoyed stunning scenery and tempting food aboard the Holland American Line ship. Eurodam. The quilting classes were held when the ship was at sea with 6 teachers taking part. I designed projects for my three classes based on the different ports we would visit over the week. Sewing machines were provided and the organisers, Amy and Cindy, really looked after everyone, ensuring we all had a fantastic time.

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