Category Archives: Opinion

Burgoyne Surrounded by Irish 27

Interesting. There are some single Irish Chain blocks, some Burgoyne Surrounded, some of the alternate blocks used in Double Irish Chain … and a heap of the rogue chain like block I introduced to the mix. I am starting to … Continue reading

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Cornerstone + 7 and 8

The second pair of Log Cabin variations for this weeks mid week retreat. This series includes variations of the Cornerstones and Chimneys block, some all light, some all dark, some somewhere in between. The second one is my favourite of … Continue reading

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EQ 9x9s 41

Is it just me, or does this design sparkle? subtitle for this design is Night Skies.

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Copyright

People are copying designs from the internet all the time. Some people stoop really low. To them I say … #%$^&#&$#&%@#$*&%#)^#^@(*%^#! To others I say please check the authenticity of anyone you buy patterns from.

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Copying Techniques

When I was trying to get a textile book together, I spent a lot of time folding pieces of paper and stitching them together etc to work out how I can get the effect I want for the finished article. … Continue reading

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You Usually Get What You Pay For

I am always disappointed at the rush to buy cheap fabric.  And if that cheap fabric comes from an overseas supplier it even cuts into the profits of any budget suppliers we have in Australia. Or whatever country you call … Continue reading

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In my Never Humble Opinion

Art vs Craft. The age old argument which can sometimes lead to strong words and heated discussion. My opinion? Art is creative expression, craft is using tools and materials to make something. Combine the two and you get a piece … Continue reading

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