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Designer Profile: Meet modern quilter, Peta Peace

Peta Peace, of She Quilts A Lot, and author of A Piece of Cake, is a modern quilter with a contemporary and simple style. Let’s find out more about her career and process. By Caroline Adams “My love affair with sewing probably started when I was young. My mum was always at the sewing machine […]

Laura Petrovich-Cheney Portrait

Discover Laura Petrovich-Cheney and her quilt-like Sculptures

Laura Petrovich-Cheney creates sculptures that are just like patchwork quilts, except she swaps fabric for wood, rotary cutters for power tools and stitches for glue. Using salvaged wood pieces as her raw material, she makes art from what would otherwise end up as landfill. Written by Janai Velez. Photography by Wayne Hollendonner (quilts) and Dina Kantor […]

Prue Scott Cushion Feature

Meet Designers Prue Scott and Cinita Gonzalez

Be inspired by our truly amazing Cosy PROJECT designers and contributors! This week we meet Prue Scott and Cinita Gonzalez from My Poppet! Prue Scott On making mistakes… “I always unpick a mistake, otherwise it would stare at me from the finished work, mocking me!” My personal style is… “I try so many different projects that I think […]

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Meet Designers Natalie Bird and Sarah Hanson

Be inspired by our truly amazing Cosy PROJECT designers and contributors! This week we meet Natalie Bird from The Birdhouse, and Sarah Hanson from Dolls and Daydreams! Natalie Bird On quilting… “When I found patchwork, I found my place in the world.” My personal style is… “Homely – a bit folksy. A lot of my designs […]

Jennifer Corkish

Jennifer Corkish, Her Work and Her Upcoming Sea Change

The term sea change couldn’t be more fitting for the future of quilter Jennifer Corkish, who is moving from the Southern Highlands to the south coast of NSW. I spoke with Jennifer about plans for her new studio and how the new house will affect her creative process. By Caroline Adams. Those looking for a […]

Robyn Hicks Wall Hanging Feature

Meet Designers Natashia Curtin and Robyn Hicks

Be inspired by our truly amazing Cosy PROJECT designers and contributors! This week we meet Natashia Curtin from Smee Designs, and Robyn Hicks from Yummy Yarn and Co! Natashia Curtin On stitching… “Stitching is also an awesome mechanism for getting out of washing the floor as often as I should.” My personal style is… “Diva cockatoos, […]

Wood Ann

Selvedge with designer Ann Wood

It all comes down to beauty in the beasts with Ann Wood’s wondrous creatures. Ann Wood perfectly formed mosquitoes ominously arch their bodies on long fragile legs, probosces aimed, ready for piercing. But those same menacing insects are dressed in genteel lace and fine, fine prints. What? Written by Susan Hurley Sewer rats stop for a […]

Hope Johnson

Designer profile with quilter Hope Johnson

Hope Johnson, of Vermont Quilt Bee, brings her love of nature to every quilt she makes. Caroline Adams finds out more There is always that special something that inspires us to create a quilt. Perhaps it’s the way colours work together, or the print on the fabric that calls to you. In Hope Johnson’s case, […]

Ali Phillips

Crafter Ali Phillips Invites us Inside her Workspace

The chemistry’s just got to be right when sorting out the perfect studio space. Ali Phillips, science-student-turned-crafter, experimented with design and practicalities until she concocted the perfect formula. By Susan Hurley. There’s real science behind Ali Phillips’ stitching and studio space. Why is it so? Because she exchanged periodic tables for work tables and chemical compounds […]

Designers Sue Belleli Wall Hanging

Meet Designers Sandra Paul and Sue Belleli

Be inspired by our truly amazing Cosy designers and contributors. This week we get to know Sandra Paul and Sue Belleli! Sandra Paul On Crochet… “Crochet is very relaxing – the rhythm of it is so soothing. It gives me a lot of joy.” My First Time Crocheting… “ … I was all fingers and […]