Classes & Trunk Shows

So excited to have spent some time

teaching and having trunk shows

in country New South Wales recently.

Shown are a few highlights, as always should have taken more photos.

 

 

Always a favourite, my ‘Illusions’ quilt.

 

 

Another favourite, my ‘Heyfield Station Tote’

with the ever popular 3dimensional flowers.

 

 

A big thank you to everyone who made us so welcome.

 

 

On our way home, we stopped to catch up with family and friends.

This was the view from the road of Mt Buller, glistening in the glorious spring sunshine.

And below from a different road, with Mt Buller on the right

and Mt Stirling on the left.

 

 


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          Julie

Quilt Showcase Awards!

After a very busy couple of months, its time for some

catch-up with all thats been happening.

 

 

So excited to receive first prize for my quilt ‘Bloom’

in the 2 person Wall Quilt category and

Judges Commendation at the

Victorian Quilters Quilt Showcase.

Great show and congratulations to all that entered.

Wish I had taken more photos.

 

 


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          Julie

Weekend Retreat!

Recently I was lucky to spend some time catching up with these

lovely ladies again the this year at the

Lily Lane retreat in Lakes Entrance.

 

 

 

Show and tell is always popular, this version of Illusions had just been quilted.

All hand pieced in repro fabrics and looks absolutely stunning.

The photo doesn’t do it justice.

 

 

Also progress from a previous class I taught at Lily Lane,

this version of Twilight Clematis. (Flowers in progress)

 

 

A  couple of my new quilts were also displayed.

Spring Song.

 

 

and a new version of Boathouse Tavern.

 

 

And whats a retreat without a visit to the local patchwork shop, Lily Lane Too.

 

 

Lots of goodies to temp you, just a few made their way home with me.

 

 


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          Julie

Happy New Year 2018!

A recap of new quilts and a thank you to all of the shops, class attendees and events,

as well as the many that supported me over the past year.
 
 
#2017bestnine

 
 

Wishing everyone a  Happy New Year & all the best for 2018.

I look forward to visiting and teaching at lots of my stockists in 2018

and creating many new designs already on the drawing board.

 

Pictured below ‘Reminiscence’ released at AQM in November.

 

 


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          Julie

Class Catch- up!

The gorgeous ladies in my Baltimore Album class at

The Sewing Bee Cafe have been busy

completing their blocks before the next class.

Looking forward to seeing all of their blocks come

together in the next couple of months.

 

 

As have the ladies in my Primrose Manor class,

also at The Sewing Bee Cafe. I love that there is such

diversity of fabrics in both classes.

 

 


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          Julie

Lakes Entrance Weekend Retreat!

Spending some time with these lovely ladies from all over

Victoria on retreat at the beautiful Lakes Entrance,

organised by Lily Lane.

 

 

Who doesn’t love a weekend of stitching, sewing,

catching up with like minded friends and making new ones.

(Sorry for the blury pics)

 

 

 

Show and tell after lunch, these star blocks produced from the morning and

with Jen displaying blocks for her version of Illusions.

 

 

Another show and tell this week is from Lynne,

who emailed this pic (top) of her version

of my Morning Glory design.

Love those bright colours, thanks for sharing Lynne.

 


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          Julie

Easter weekend!

 

Easter on the Ninety Mile Beach this year started

with some not so good weather, overcast, windy

and rough seas. Although we love this beach

in all weather.

 

What a difference a day makes,

clear skies, calm water and not another person in sight.

 

A visit to the newly opened

Lily Lane Too was in order to purchase some needed supplies.


 

 

To complete my stack of stars.

 

 


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          Julie

AMQ Festival!

 

For many, many months Maureen from

Palm Beach Quilting and I have been collaborating

on one of many projects we hope to work on together.

This one is for release at the AMQ Festival in Adelaide.

Much time has been spent pouring over

my library of quilt designs, fabric swatches and colour cards.

 

Shimmering Stars a

 

Shimmering Stars b

 

Shimmering Stars c

 

Shimmering Stars 2

 

Bolts of fabric were ordered and soon began to arrive.

 

Shimmering Stars g

 

Shimmering Stars f

 

I spent many nights completing this new design and

have now handed it to Maureen to quilt

(which as writing this, have heard the quilting is completed)

and bind before I get to

photograph it for the new pattern.

Just a small snippet of a corner before its release later this month.

 

Shimmering Stars h


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          Julie