Author Archives: susansheath
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
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
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
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
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