Author Archives: susansheath

QuiltWest

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.  

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40th Birthday Quilt

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!

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Rope Baskets

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

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Quilt for Ricky Martin Foundation

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

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Preparing for Studio Day

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

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Having fun accessorising my renovated bathroom

After the hard work associated with renovating a bathroom which is almost finished, I had fun this weekend making things to go in it.  I made a wall hanging and co-ordinating tissue holder.  I also made a basket for the … Continue reading

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Construction

I am thrilled that my piece ‘Construction’ has got through the first stage of the juried challenge ‘Bridges and Borders’ at the 2018 Australian Quilting Convention.  I now have to send it to Melbourne so I need to add the … Continue reading

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Three Bears

I have just finished my third new baby quilt in a row!  This is a large, cot quilt or playmat.  It definitely has an Aussie feel to it with the feature fabric (which is on the back as well) showing … Continue reading

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Nursery Quilt

I am really enjoying making some new children’s quilts.  This is my latest offering.  A cute nursery quilt which is 100% cotton.  It has some 3D ‘prairie points’ or crocodile teeth which your baby can play with when it is … Continue reading

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Spot Me!

I have been busy making an entry for the AQC challenge and working on a special, rather gorgeous 40th birthday quilt – neither of which I can share with you.  However, after receiving a couple of enquiries for kids quilts, … Continue reading

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