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, […]

Winter Patterns

Winter Patterns: Keeping Warm with Cosy PROJECT

As the winter months approach we feel the temperature dropping. In some areas of Australia the temperature is certainly dropping faster than in others, but we feel it nonetheless! We here at Cosy PROJECT aren’t dreading the season. We’re looking forward to nights in, enjoyed with a warm drink and a cosy blanket, and new winter […]

Becky Anne Tilson

Discover Becky Anne Tilson and her Delightful Hooped Animal Designs

Becky Anne Tilson has had many varied and interesting careers. She has practised cosmetology, cleaned houses, taught preschool children and waited tables. She has also worked at a zoo, retail store, salon and sandwich shop. Finally, she found her calling, as a gifted needlefelter and embroiderer, specialising in hooped animal designs. By Janai Velez. Becky […]

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Pattern & Palette Play – Typography Fabrics

Write it, type it, make it – designers are putting pen to fabric so you can cut and piece words and letters to create projects with a bold, graphic style. Compiled by Janai Velez Left to right: 1. Windham Fabrics ‘Type’ D35534-2, designed by Julia Rothman. Distributed by Leutenegger. 2. Robert Kaufman Fabrics ‘One Fish […]

anthea christian getting cosy with designers

Getting Cosy with Designers – Anthea Christian & Minki Kim

Be inspired by our truly amazing contributors and designers as featured on Cosy PROJECT! Anthea Christian “I usually put sewing before housework! I’ve learnt it’s the only way to get anything done, and I don’t feel guilty about it anymore.” Blog: My style is: “I love using bright and colourful fabrics in my creations. When […]

Selvedge - Jane Jackson wool felt

Selvedge – Jane Jackson

“Although I quite like doing pictures of wildlife, getting their faces right, especially the eyes, is really difficult. With just a slightly wrong stab of a felting needle, an animal’s face can be transformed into something that looks very fierce, cross-eyed or way too cutesy. I’ve had to pull the heads off many an animal […]

Pattern & Palette Play - Sports Fabrics

Pattern & Palette Play – Sports Fabrics

Score points for your crafting with medal-worthy sports fabrics. Kick goals, swim laps, pedal push and be first over the finishing line with these no-sweat, ultra-energetic designs. Distributed by Millhouse Collections, Craft Project, PK Fabrics and others! Compiled by Janai Velez Sports Fabrics: Left to right: 1. Riley Blake Designs ‘Play Ball 2’ Main C5130-BLUE, […]

Quilting Advice from Deborah Louie

Quilting Advice from Deborah Louie: Hook Feathers

By Deborah Louie If you have been free-motion quilting, you have probably thought about including feathers in your quilting repertoire. Feather quilting is the most elegant and impressive of all the free-motion designs in my opinion. It suits formal, modern, contemporary and traditional quilts equally. I will be showing you the most popular styles and […]

Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day With These Cosy PROJECT Patterns!

Coming straight off the back of Christmas and New Years, it’s hard to even think about the next big holiday – Australia Day! But instead of the mad rush to organise a last-minute family barbecue, why not do something creative this year? Take advantage of the crafter in you and celebrate January 26 with these Aussie patterns from Cosy […]

Pattern & Palette Play Ocean Fabrics

Pattern & Palette Play – Ocean Fabrics

  We’re taking inspiration from the ocean floor – a flourishing aquatic flower garden alive with colourful coral, shells and starfish and flamboyant fish. Compiled by Janai Velez Left to right: 1. Windham Fabrics ‘Coral Reef’ 42666-1, designed by Whistler Studios. Distributed by Leutenegger. 2. Liberty Art Fabrics ‘Castaway’ Coral Camo B (137cm wide). Distributed and […]