Gallery

CRACKPOT -  August 2000 - 58x66 inches (145x165cms.)

Gold Award in the Fourth Horizon competition, Autumn Quilt Fairs 2000. Made after the completion of the manuscript for the book: 'Dutch Flower Pot Quilts'. The center part of the quilt was drawn freehand, to show a liberation from the constraints of the precise symmetrical blocks in the side panels. The patterns for these blocks can be found in the book. (released Spring 2001, AQS).

Honourable Mention at AQS Quilt Show and Contest 2001, Paducah, Kentucky, USA.

Now in the collection of Quilt Direct, Leicester

VENETIAN VASE - June 2000 - 66x66 inches (165x165cms.) 

Merit at the National Quilt Championships 2000, Ascot. Featuring Java Batiks, African prints, Madras checks as well as American and British cottons, this quilt was started around Christmas 1999 and known as 'The Drab Rag', while under construction. On completion it seemed to deserve its present title.

Finalist at Japan Grand Prize, Tokyo International Grand Quilt Festival Jan 24-30 2002.

SPINNER-HIT FOR SIX - April 1999 - 70x60 inches (175x150cms.) 

Made for The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles 7th National Exhibition: Under The Covers, held at Lord's Cricket Ground, London in September 1999. Six equilateral triangles contain pieced arcs to show the movement of the spin bowler. Appliqued spinning balls and spirals in the fabric add even more 'spin'. Finalist at Quilt Festival, Houston 2000 Featured in the book: Quilting Masterclass by Katherine Guerrier.

CHINA POTS - May 1999 - 65x65 inches (163x163cms.) 

Inspired by antique American four-block quilts, made with the latest quilters' cottons. Heavily quilted with metallic threads. 1st Geometric Quilts,2nd Advanced Quilting at the European Championships at Veldhoven, Holland in 1999. 2nd in the category Large Innovative Pieced at the Houston Quilt Festival 1999.