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Welcome to Leslie Edwards blog. I post about my quilting, pattern designs, fabric dyeing, textile art and travels.  Join me and follow my journey.  To keep in touch, why not sign up for my occasional newsletter ->> QuiltFab newsletter

kKookaburra print for Playtime quilt

Introducing Playtime quilt pattern

I would like to announce the release of my latest quilt pattern. I’ve called this new design Playtime as its intended for a baby room. The finished quilt size is 38 x 50 inches and

Resist dyed quilt fabric

Creating quilt fabric using resist Dyeing

Inspired by the book Glen gave me for Christmas, Visual Texture on Fabric by Lisa Kerpoe, I decided to take advantage of a long weekend at our country retreat to try my hand at a

New reds from California

California Dreaming

I recently had occasion to make a trip to California. While there, I engaged in a bit of retail therapy (of course) and visited as many quilt shops as I could fit into my trip.

Journal Covers – painting with thread

I recently found myself in a Journal making frenzy and thought I might share it with you. I made my first Journal cover a couple of years ago and I loved it. There are many

DayDreams III Flower Bomb print

Introducing Flower Power bed quilt pattern

The challenges of using large print fabrics in your quilts! December was the month to complete my new bed sized quilt pattern using Stephanie Brandenburg’s DayDreams III Flower Bomb fabric. This fabric is a riot

Tropical plants3

Tropical light can inspire quilt designs

Tropical light – another source of inspiration in quilt fabric selection! Inspiration takes many forms. Glen and I recently took a week off and flew to Port Douglas in tropical Far North Queensland for a

Daisy flower print

Exciting New Quilt Fabric Range – What do you think?

While at Maureen’s shop a new fabric shipment came in. One feature fabric in particular caught my eye, I am in love with these big flowers – this fabric is Daydream 3 Flower Bomb by

My Quilt Exhibition

First Exhibition of my Quilt Designs

What a busy week it’s been! Last Friday and Saturday I had my first quilt exhibition hosted by Palm Beach Quilting in Carrum Downs, south-east of Melbourne. Thanks to Maureen for allowing me to move

Happy Dance pattern

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