Author Archives: susansheath
Really enjoying doing a bit of my own work between my commissions. Finished my piece for the juried Stitched and Bound contemporary art exhibition and am hoping that it is good enough to get in! I’ve also just finished this … Continue reading
Someone wanted to buy Our Quilt for the ‘grey side’. Given that I had entered it into QuiltWest and had wanted to keep it for our own bed, I made another! Surprised myself that the actual costs of materials alone … Continue reading
5 years ago, I made my quilt ‘Bikinis on Turquoise Bay’ which won a first prize in QuiltWest and was chosen as one of the best quilts from WA to be displayed at the Australian Quilt Convention. We have just … Continue reading
I have had a short break from making commissions to finish the quilt for our bed. At last. I love it. It is two sided and the bright side uses improv piecing which takes much longer than you would imagine. … Continue reading
There appears to be a large demand for memory quilts. I have so many requests to make quilts from t-shirts and clothing but I believe there is a better option. Recently I have been making what I call ‘Tree … Continue reading
This one took me a very, very long time to make but it was for my godson’s 21st birthday so that made it more than worth it. It is made from shot cotton and has a superb, soft feel to … Continue reading
I was thrilled to receive 2nd prize in the Abstract category of QuiltWest. Standards really high this year and my friends at https://ourhousequilts.wordpress.com and http://pippaquilt.blogspot.com/ also got prizes for their stunning work.
I made this commissioned quilt at the beginning of the year for a client’s daughter’s significant birthday. I have just received word that she is thrilled with it! It is so nice to get feedback!
As a distraction from finishing off the two quilts I am entering into QuiltWest 2018, I have been making rope baskets. You can become quite obsessed! I have now run out of rope and have a cupboard full of basket … Continue reading
This wall hanging, which I recently completed, was commissioned by an individual in Australia as a gift for the Ricky Martin Foundation in Puerto Rico. This charity fights human trafficking, particularly child exploitation. My client and I collaborated on the … Continue reading