Author Archives: susansheath
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
I am hosting the first Contemporary Quilt Group Studio Day on Wednesday. The facilities allow you to try things that are a bit messy to do at home! I am planning to use various methods to apply soy wax resist … Continue reading