Fun things on the Horizon

Fun things on the Horizon

Good things are on the horizon. and those good things happen to be called Horizons.  It's Kathy Doughty's newest range.  and boy oh boy is this range a beauty!!! From the striking colours... to the way the colours and images are so inspired by Australia. It features native birds, outback scenes, our quirky trees and foliage, The iconic windmills that are dotted across country landscapes.  I particularly love the magpies... because they remind me of the magpies that visit us every day to say hello.  There are 3 different colour ways - Dreamy, Moody and Vibrant. I like that even though there are the different colour themes they mix and match with each like one big happy party.  When Kathy asked me to make a quilt with her sample fabrics, of course I jumped at the chance. She gave me the Moody bundle to play with and this is the result.   It's a version of my Bubbles quilt that was on the cover of the f

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Natural Abstractions - an exhibition

Natural Abstractions - an exhibition

Settle in, make yourself comfortable and get ready to see some amazing textile art. High Country Lupins #3 by Brenda Gael Smith The big day finally arrived - The opening of Natural Abstractions , a solo exhibition by Brenda Gael Smith.    Let's start with the opening ceremony: Here we are getting ready for speeches (and the best photo of my dress for the dress spotters out there ). For those of you who haven't read my previous posts I had the huge honour of being invited to do the opening speech.  It was a great turn out. People had travelled far and wide to come to the opening. It was wonderful to see so many lovely people and friendly faces there.  Yes I know it looks as though no one is paying attention to me in this photo but that's because they were looking at one of the art works I referred to in my speech.  I think my speech went well. People were kind enough to say they enjoyed it and Mr Daisy said it was excellent but then

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