Art Quilts

 Jack

Jack

2021 W 61cm (24") x L 122cm (122")

 Cotton fabric, Machine applique,

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Juried into Phyllis Cullen's Portrait exhibition

Currently Touring the USA

 

 

 

Jack detail


 


 

 

 The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

2021 W 63cm (25") x L 100cm (40")

Hand Painted Cotton fabric, Machine applique, hand embroidery and

Machine thread painting

Machine Quilted with silk thread

HM in Victorian Quilters Pictorial 2021

Excellence in Embroidery and Embellishment- Vic Quilters 2021

 

 

 

The Great Barrier Reef detail 1

The Great Barrier Reef detail 2
 

The Great Barrier Reef detail 3
 

 

 Reef Revelations

Reef Revelations

2020 W 60cm (23.5") x L 40cm (16")

 Cotton fabric, Machine applique, hand embroidery and

Machine thread painting

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Juried into SAQA Oceania Distance and Diversity Exhibition

Currently on tour through Australia and New Zealand

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 Hanging by Threads

Hanging by Threads

2020 W 63cm (25") x L 98cm (39")

Hand Dyed cotton, needle felted wool,  Machine applique, hand embroidery and

machine thread painting

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Juried into One Step Further 2020

 

 

 

Hanging by Threads detail 1

Hanging by Threads detail 2
 

Hanging by Threads detail 3
 

 

 

Fragile Future

2020 W 50cm (20") x L 50cm (20")

Cotton fabric,  Hand and Machine embroidered and appliqued 

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Juried and on tour with Vision 2020 Textiles

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

Sunken Treasure

2019 W 90cm (35") x L 90cm (35")

Cotton fabric,  Hand and Machine embroidered and appliqued 

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Juried into AQIPP Metamorphosis 2019

 

 

 

 


 



 

 Magical Coral Reef

Magical Coral Reef

2019 W 90cm (35") x L 90cm (35")

Cotton fabric,  Machine appliqued and hand and machine embroidery .

Machine Quilted with silk thread

Viewer's Choice AQC Magic

Accepted into Gems of the Ocean 2020, Oregon USA

 

 

 

Magical Coral Reef detail 1

magical Coral Reef Detail 2
 


 

 

 

 6 Pack Shame

6 Pack Shame

2017 W 40cm (16") x L 100cm (39½")

Cotton, organza and felt fabric, Hand and Machine embroidered and hand beaded. Machine Quilted

Creative Use of Colour at AQIPP (Australian Quilts in Public Places) 2017

 

 

6 Pack Shame detail 1 

6 Pack Shame detail 2
 


6 Pack Shame detail 3 

 

 

 The Bleaching

The Bleaching

2017 W 127cm (50") x L 80cm (31½")

Cotton, organza and felt fabric, Hand and Machine embroidered and hand beaded. Machine Quilted

1st Pictorial at Vic Quilters Showcase 2017

Excellence in Emboidery and Embellishment at Vic Quilters Showcase 2017

Finalist in Houston USA 2017

 

 The Bleaching detail 1

The Bleaching detail 2
 

The bleaching detail 3
 

 

Life on the Reef

Life on the Reef

 

2016. W 40cm (16") x H 100cm (39")

Cotton, organza and felted fabric. Hand embroidered and beaded, machine thread-painted and machine quilted.

Juried into the A Matter of Time exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life on the Reef detail

Life on the Reef detail
Life on the Reef detail
Life on the Reef detail

 


 

Firelight

Firelight

2015 W 97cm(38") H 63cm(25")

Needle-felted wool, thread-painting, hand embroidered and machine Quilted

Juried and exhibited in AQIPP Light and Life exhibition 2015

2nd Prize Pictorial at Sydney Quilt Show 2016

 

Firelight detail

Firelight detail
Firelight detail
Firelight detail

 


 

 

Under the Sea

Under the Sea

2015 W 40cm(16") x H 100cm(39")

Cotton, organza, silk and wool fabric. machine thread-painting, Hand and machine embroidery and machine quilted.

2nd place in The World of Texture, Berry NSW 2015

 

Under the Sea detail

Under the Sea detail

Under the Sea detail
Under the Sea detail

 


 

 

Reflections Series

 

Pelican

Pelican 2013

Flamingo

Flamingo 2014

Leaving Napier

Leaving Napier 2014

 

Balance in the Wetlands

Balance in the Wetlands 2015

   

 

 

I belong to Waverley Art Quilters and every month we study a different artist or technique. I have made many small art quilts 12" x 16" inspired by our studies.

 

Artists

Florence Broadhurst

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 Florence 2012

Vincent Van Gogh

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 Starry Night 2012

Georgia OKeeffe

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Daisy 2011

Paul Klee 

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 Klee(Castle and Sun) 2011

Pablo Picasso

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 (Weeping Woman) 2011

Margaret Olley

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 Still Life Daisies 2010

Gustav Klimt

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Klimt Study 2009

Monet

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Morning with Monet 2010

Monet

Monet's Waterlily 2013

Clarice Cliff

Clarice Cliff 2013

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The Rose 2013

Hundertwasser

Hundertwasser's Flowers 2015

 

Techniques

  

Silk Challenge

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Nouveau Bird 2012

Inspiration from Image

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Red Leaves 2012

Art Nouveau

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Art Nouveau 2011

Art Deco

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Art Deco 2010

Mono Printing

Flinders Street Station 2014

Flinders Street Station 2014

     

Paper

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Afternoon Tea 2011

Metal

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Medieval Metal 2011

Ancient

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Easter Island Parade 2010

Chair

Chair and Guitar

Chair and Guitar 2013

Seasons

In 2009 I used Seasons as my theme and was experimenting with different backgrounds

 

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Spring 2009

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Fire 2009

 

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Autumn Collage 2009

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Autumn 2009

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Winter 2009

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Winter 2 2009

 

In 2008 the Waverley Art Quilters studied the book called The Art Quilting Workbook by Jane Davila and Elin Waterston. We decided to pick a motif to work with and I chose a leaf.

 

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