Category Archives: Bush Garlands

Bush Garland 7, 8

Australian wild flowers, with the South Australian state emblem in the centre … Sturt’s Desert Pea. The background colour is one of the many associated with the sandy areas of Australian inland. The second designs features flowers of three Aussie … Continue reading

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Bush Garland 5, 6

Can you name the flowers? How about the animals? The Australian bush is anything but neat and formal like these quilts, but the flowers are stunning.

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Bush Garland 3, 4

These blocks were first drawn with pencils on butcher’s paper, then transferred to Electric Quilt 5 … and I still like them. Australia has some weird and wonderful native flowers, with lots of colour.

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Bush Garlands 7

Not a new project file, but one I found in the deepest, darkest corners of Electric Quilt, with some previously shared. The flowers are all Australian native flowers, from small to giant plants … the smallest knee high, the largest … Continue reading

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Bush Garlands 1, 2

Before I bought EQ5 I drew up a heap of Australian floral garlands, and made a quilt, which sold at a charity Auction, and another smaller one for a niece. I eventually added all the various garlands to Electric Quilt, … Continue reading

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Bush Garlands 6

It is Australia day, so I am sharing an Aussie flavoured quilt, with Waratah, Bottlebrush and Bansia wreaths. I suspect the more common flavours of the day are eggs and bacon for brekky, snags, chops and maybe prawns on the … Continue reading

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Bush Garlands 4 and 5

A lot of Aussie flowers are bright … … but we do have a lot of others which come in pretty pastels. These two designs are the last in a project file I opened while I was making a quilt … Continue reading

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Bush Garlands 3

The Sturt Desert Pea, the flower in the centre of this design, is the state flower of South Australia, and the drier areas of the state have a good covering of these this year after some good winter rains. This … Continue reading

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Bush Garlands

  The virtual quilt above was made in reverse … I made the real quilt in 1991, (and now updated to link to the actual quilt) many years before I first bought Electric Quilt, All the fabrics were solid colours … Continue reading

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