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You can teach an old dog new tricks

Or maybe the old dog can relearn some old ones Do you press you seams open or to one side? When I started quilting many years I go I  pressed the seams open, as I had come from a clothes sewing background.  Over the years of quilting I was taught to press the seams to one side.  Then I progressed to pressing them…

My Obsession with Black

Yes, I am obsessed with black – the shades and the shadows. There are so many blacks!  The fibre, weave and nap add up to endless variations.  And when it is quilted, well, the shadows created are magical. It is probably no surprise that my favourite artist is Ralph Hotere. I remember seeing an exhibition of his at the Dunedin…