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Gallery: Golden Textures Biennial Art Quilt Exhibition

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery of Victoria selected 25 pieces from 18 contemporary art quilters from across Australia for its biennial exhibition in March 2019. The exhibition was curated by international award-winning textile artist, Jenny Bacon, from Maryborough, Victoria. The exhibition offers an acquisitive prize of $3000; the winning quilt becomes part of the gallery’s […]

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Designer Edge: Laura Heine

Laura Heine’s mix of artistic skills comes into play in her glorious art quilts. She has expert collaging skills when it comes to cutting and pasting, her painting talents shine as she arranges fabric motifs to blend colours, and her quilting abilities are award-winning. This multi-talented artist has created a candy-coloured world where everything from […]

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Stories in the Seams: Princess Feathers

Words by Virginia Vis Often used as a centre medallion or, as seen in this quilt, in groups of four large blocks, graceful plumes spiraling out of a centre circle describes a Princess Feather appliqué quilt. Beyond that basic premise though, the design variations spiral out into infinity. This quilt was constructed entirely by hand […]

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Creative Inspiration with Paula Storm: Drafting Blocks

Designing your own quilts is so much fun; searching the internet for inspiration for a quilt design or block that you’d like to use, even more so. But what do you do when you can’t find a tutorial or pattern for your chosen block? Don’t worry — you can draft your own quilt blocks. It’s […]

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Quilt Gallery: Victorian Showcase

The annual, judged quilt exhibition, open to members of Victorian Quilters Inc, is for all levels of expertise. The many categories available to entrants have various size, technique and style options that accommodate the range of skills from novice through to expert. Quilt Showcase 2018 was held in conjunction with the Craft and Quilt Fair […]

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Getting Cosy with designers Estelle Pemberton and Vicki Knight

Be inspired by our truly amazing contributors! Estelle Pemberton – Estelle of Brighton Website: estelleofbrighton.com  “I just loved the idea of making bags. The possibilities are endless, and they feel like an ongoing art project.” MY STYLE IS: “I combine hand dyeing, appliqué, embroidery, crystals and bead work with leather, liberty fabrics, tweed and linen […]

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Gallery: Quilt NSW 2018

The Sydney Quilt Show is an annual members’ exhibition presented in conjunction with the Craft & Quilt Fair with the support of Expertise Events, BERNINA and other generous sponsors. More than 400 quilts were exhibited at the annual guild members’ exhibition held in June this year, 73 of which were from new entrants. Best of […]

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Special Feature: The World of Tilda

Welcome to the world of Tilda’s creative dynamo, Tone Finnanger. It’s the meeting place of whimsy, romance and unbeatable style. We all know and love the Tilda brand, but how well do we know its founder and creative director, Tone Finnanger? With years of successful business to her credit, she is still at the top […]

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Weekend Quilting Bookazine with Jemima Flendt

Looking for a new book to inspire your quiltmaking? We take a look at Weekend Quilting – the first book from Homespun and Quilters Companion contributor, Jemima Flendt. Now available in stores. It’s the eternal struggle for quilters – time. We love trying new techniques, starting on new projects, finishing old ones and finding inspiration, but when […]