“You use glue? Really?” I get asked about it a lot and the questions usually fall into one of three categories: why adhesive at all, why not fusible, and how do you do it? … More Why Glue?
Okay, so it was the first time I’d been introduced to a cheering crowd accompanied by Elton John’s classic anthem “Crocodile Rock.” I guess that’s when I knew that quilters Down Under do it a little differently. As I walked onto stage opening night at the Australasian Quilt Convention (AQC), I was encouraged to put my boogie shoes to good … More On the Road: Melbourne, Australia
I got a small taste of life on set last week when I was invited to tape two segments for Quilting Arts TV. Thanks to the crew at KS Productions, Stevie the croc quilt and I were both ready for our closeups. … More Lights, Camera, Quilt!
In the final installment of making “Crocodylus Smylus” I reflect on getting help and how it feels now that the quilt is done and living a life beyond my studio walls. … More Making a 20-Foot Crocodile Quilt: Part 3 of 3
I continue relating the experience of making “Crocodylus Smylus.” A time-lapse video shows the progression of piecing the quilt and reveals how success isn’t always a straight line. … More Making a 20-Foot Crocodile Quilt: Part 2 of 3
Adding another arrow to my social media quiver, I make my first ever blog post. In it I describe the experience of making my quilt “Crocodylus Smylus,” a life size fabric collage creation of a saltwater crocodile. … More Making a 20-Foot Crocodile Quilt: Part 1 of 3