Tag: fabric

Cape Town
Early morning arrival in Cape Town

Cape Town Design Studio Tour

I was fortunate in having a friend to guide and drive me around Cape Town in search of local textiles. One inspiring stop was the factory for Carole Nevin Designs. Carole creates a range of wonderful hand printed or hand painted textiles.

Ice dyeing workshops with Leslie Edwards
Ice dyeing fabric produces amazing colours...

Let’s try some Ice Dyeing

One of my favourite techniques is Ice Dyeing. You don’t need a lot of different materials to try Ice Dyeing, most are readily available. Glen and I always take a break to go to our

Kyoto shrine

Journeys in Japan – fun with Indigo and Udon

Up to My Elbows in Indigo! After a fabric filled few days in Tokyo, for something different, we flew to Tokushima on the island of Shikoku to partake in a hands-on indigo dyeing experience. This

Eiffel Tower

Fabric Hunting in Paris

P aris is one of my favourite cities. I love the fashion, the architecture, the food, the people – the whole package. After catching a train from Strasbourg to Paris, we settled into our Paris

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.

DayDreams III Flower Bomb print

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