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Pattern & Palette Play: Enchanted Garden Fabrics

Welcome to our glorious garden sanctuary – it’s a little bit wild, a little bit rambling and quite magical. No digging, no watering – just blooming abundance. Let us plant the seed of floral fabric ideas. Compiled by Janai Velez Top L – R Clockwise: 1. FreeSpirit ‘Sweet Dreams’ Source Code – Glisten PWAH119.GLIST, designed […]

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Pattern & Palette Play: Out-of-this-world Space Fabrics

The cosmos is at your fingertips with these stellar fabric pattern designs. Shining moons, colourful planets and some cheeky aliens! Take a trip to foreign galaxies with us. Compiled by Janai Velez Top L – R Clockwise: 1. Northcott ‘Stonehenge Out Of This World’ 39154G-49, designed by Linda Ludovico. Distributed by Lloyd Curzon Textiles. (To be released […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Natalie Bird Passport Folio

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 […]

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Primary Colour Fabrics: A Colourful Pattern & Palette Play

Boldest blue, rip-roaring red and summer-sun yellow are the foundation of the whole colour spectrum. Every once in a while we like to revisit primary colours and pay homage to their might, power and versatility. Janai Velez has accordingly compiled our 30 favourite primary colour fabrics. Top L – R Clockwise: 1. P&B Textiles ‘Cool […]

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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, […]

Quilting Tips Michele Turner With Machine

Watch our FREE Long-arm Quilting Class

The hardest decision in the whole quilt making process is often quilting the final product. We’ve created an online long-arm quilting class, led by the talented Michele Turner and bursting with quilting tips! The class is perfect for those struggling to understand long-arm quilting and the different types of quilting which can be used in quilt […]

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 […]