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Whig Rose


86 x 86 inch (2011)
 


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Whig Rose is a timeless American classic applique pattern.This version is based on the Margeurite Ickis block of 1949 and my original setting was designed to showcase William Morris fabrics.

Exhibitions:

2011 - National Patchwork Championships: Champion Quilt; 1st (Bed Quilt); 1st (Handquilting)
2011 - World Quilt and Textile Fair, USA

Crystal Dreams


88 x 88 inch (2007)
 


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Original design to showcase handquilting, candlewicking and beading.

Exhibitions:

2007 - Festival of Quilts, UK: 1st (Traditional Large Quilt); 1st (Hand Quiltingt)
2007 - IQA, Houston: Finalist
2008 - AQS, Paducah: Finalist
2008 - Quilters Heritage Celebration, Pennsylvania: 1st (Workmanship)
2008 - National Patchwork Championships, Sandown, UK: 1st (Bed Quilt); 1st (Hand Quilting)
2009 - World Quilt and Textile Fair, USA: 1st (Traditional)
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No More Berries


90 x 90 inch (2006)
 


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An adaptation of an antique American block reset with original borders and quilting designs.

Exhibitions:

2006 - Festival of Quilts, UK: 1st (Traditional Large Quilt); 3rd (Hand Quiltingt)
2006 - IQA, Houston: 1st (Traditional Applique, Large)

Raphelle's Roses


84 x 84 Inch (2005)
 


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Made as a wedding gift for Raphelle and Timothy Masterson. The applique design is based on the motif on their wedding invitation card.

Exhibitions:

2005 - National Patchwork Championships: 1st (Bed Quilt)
2005 - World Quilt and Textile Fair, USA: Best in Country

Fantasy


86 x 86 Inch (2004)
 


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Original design based on traditional Welsh quilting patterns using RJR Aurora shaded cotton sateen.

Exhibitions:

2004 - Festival of Quilts, UK: 1st (Hand Quilting); 2nd (Traditional Large Quilt)
2005 - Quilters Heritage Celebration, USA: 1st (Mixed Techniques)
2005 - AQS, Paducah: 1st (My First Quilt in AQS)
2005 - IQA, Houston: 1st (Merit Quilting)
2007 - Quilts UK, Malvern: 1st (Bed Quilt); 1st (Handquilting); Best Wholecloth; Champion Quilt

This pattern is available from my webshop along with other bed quilt designs


Monet's Garden


86 x 86 Inch (2004)
 


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Made by Bristol Quilters to raffle in aid of Children's Hospice South West; it raised over £3000.

Exhibitions:

2004 - Quilts UK: 1st (Fundraising Quilt)

2003 Tulips


83 x 83 inch (2003)
 


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A new working of the traditional Pride of Iowa block, inspired by a quilt made by Rose Kretsinger in 1927.

Exhibitions:

2003 - Quilters Heritage Celebration, Pennsylvania: 2nd (Applique)
2003 - IQA, Houston: Honourable Mention
2003 - Festival of Quilts: 2nd (Traditional Large)
2004 - Quilts UK: 1st (Bed Quilt); 1st (Handquilting)
2004 - World Quilt and Textile Fair, USA: Best in Country

Anniversary Rose


84 x 84 Inch (2003)
 


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Private commission for a Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Exhibitions:

Not exhibited.

Aurora


86 x 86 inch (2002)
 


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Original design using traditional Durham quilting patterns both old and new.

Exhibitions:

2002 - Quilters Heritage Celebration, Pennsylvania: 3rd (Other Techniques)
2002 - Great Nothern Quilt Show: 1st (Handquilting); 1st (Bed Quilt); Champion
2003 - World Quilt and Textile Fair, USA: 3rd (World)

This pattern is available from my webshop along with other bed quilt designs


Romantic Rose


86 x 86 inch (2000)
 


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This quilt was donated To The Quilter's Guild as a raffle quilt in aid of Housing Our Heritage, Funding the Future.

Exhibitions:

1999 - Quilters Heritage Celebration: 2nd (Other Techniques)
2000 - Quilts UK: 1st (Wholecloth Quilt); 2nd (Handquilting); 3rd (Bed Quilt)

Tarian Aur


88 x 88 inch (1999)
 


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Original design using traditional welsh quilting motifs on Charmeuse satin.

Exhibitions:

1999 - Quilt 99, Knitting & Stitching Show
2000 - Great Northern Quilt Festival: Award of Merit
2000 - IQA, Houston: 3rd (Merit Quilting, Hand)
2001 - Quilts UK: 2nd (Bed Quilt)
2001 - World Quilt & Textile Fair, USA

House of Over Quilt


90 x 90 Inch (1998)
 


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Commissioned by Mrs E Bicknell for the House of Over.

Exhibitions:

1998 - British Quilt Exhibition: 2nd (Bed Quilts)

Moonflower


96 x 96 inch (1996)
 


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My first bed-sized wholecloth quilt, hand-stitched on Charmeuse satin.

Exhibitions:

1996 - Great British Quilt Festival: 1st (Bed Quilt)
1996 - Great British Quilt Festival: 1st (Handquilting)
1996 - Great British Quilt Festival: Best in Show
1997 - IQA, Houston: 1st (Merit Quilting)
1998 - Quilt Expo, Innsbruck: Winners' Circle

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