Author Archives: susansheath

Blue Hexi

Following the success of my circular ruler for my Drunkards Path quilts, I treated myself to an equilateral triangle cutting ruler.  This little quilt was made from strips of a jelly roll joined together and then cut using the ruler.  As … Continue reading

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Quilts for Sale

A potential client asked if I had any quilts ‘in stock’ other than those shown on this site. She was looking for something less bright. The answer was YES!  Below are a few that I looked out for her. These … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet – Online International Art Exhibition During the initial COVID-19 shutdown, I was privileged to be invited to participate in an international challenge for textiles artists entitled Magic Carpet. The resultant exhibition is now online – just tap on the … Continue reading

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Turquoise Bay

I am currently enjoying a fabulous holiday in the northwest of WA. Today we visited the spectacular Turquoise Bay-a favourite haunt for many years. 6 years ago, I made an award winning wall hanging of the scene which still looked … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet exhibition

During the recent COVID-19 lockdown, I participated in an international challenge with the theme Magic Carpet. The pieces will be shown in an online exhibition which opens on 1st August. I will share the link once it opens.

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All things bright and beautiful

It was time to make something really bright!  And this very large lap quilt certainly is.  I am planning to make some co-ordinating cushion covers – so watch out for them.

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Cushions

I have spent the last couple of days making up cushions from last year’s travel projects.  I stitched a sashiko panel during a train trip across Canada which I cut up and supplemented and made into 4 cushions.  The 5th … Continue reading

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Boro Bags

Japanese boro is a technique developed in the 19th and 20th centuries where remnants of used fabric were stitched together to form utilitarian items such as clothing and bedding.  This technique has regained popularity as it creates beautiful textured and … Continue reading

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New Quilts or Wallhangings

From my very large box of ‘scraps’, I made new fabric in 10 different colour ways.  I then used each ‘new’ piece of fabric in another Drunkards Path block quilt.  Coloured quilted circles completed the picture.  It would make a … Continue reading

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Bright and Bold

I have never made a quilt using the traditional ‘Drunkards Path’ block, so I thought I’d have a go.  Using my favourite Kaffe Fassett material, I am very pleased with the result.

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