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Selvedge with designer Megan Griffiths

Take a step inside Megan Griffiths’ creative studio, where “more is definitely more”. The space is filled with collections of evocative and tactile objects – nature and children’s books; jars with buttons and feathers; Indian textiles; and miniature objects. She says she likes to be surrounded by lots of curiosities. But the beauty is that she’s […]

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In the studio with Sharon Burgess

Sharon Burgess is a self-confessed English paper piecing and fussy cutting addict. We spoke to her about her quilting and sewing journey and how she now runs her business, Lilabelle Lane Creations. Sharon Burgess’ work is a mix of traditional and modern quilting with a huge emphasis on English paper piecing (EPP) and fussy cutting. […]

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Getting Cosy with Designers – Katrina Hadjimichael & Mollie Johanson

Be inspired by our truly amazing contributors and designers as featured on Cosy PROJECT! Katrina Hadjimichael Email: kat.had@bigpond.com / katrina@katrinahadjimichael.com.au Blog: katrinahadjimichael.blogspot.com Website: https://katrinahadjimichael.com.au “Quilters instantly have a connection to each other than transcends age, culture and status.” Colours of Katrina “My favourite colour for quilts is red. I use many different reds, from soft pinky shades to rich […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]