A Colour Lecture and Whizz Bang fun times!!

A Colour Lecture and Whizz Bang fun times!!

Get ready for a riot of colour!! Haha, I know some of you are laughing because you're used to finding colourful stories on my blog but this post really is extra, extra colourful!! A couple of weeks ago Kaffe Fasset and Brandon Mably came to Sydney for workshops and a lecture about colour. I wasn't able to attend the workshops but I was there like a keen kangaroo for the lecture. It was a wonderful bonus that they arrived with a trunk full of their beautiful quilts!!! I've seen these quilts in their books but to admire them in real life and be able to see the little details, the magical colour and appreciate the textile nature was such a treat.  You can see why Kaffe is known as the king of colour.  I wore a dress that looks like patchwork. (Thanks to Lyn of XLN Fabrics for seeing that this was a fun photo opportunity) After admiring quilts and mingling with lovely people we were ushered into the auditorium.  The evening was hosted by Mater

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Peachy Beachy time at Amitie.

Peachy Beachy time at Amitie.

Last weekend I had the most wonderful time teaching my WhizzBang workshop at Amitie Textiles. As usual I have a ton of photos, so make yourself a cup of tea and settle in.   For those who may not know,  Amitie is not only one of the leading quilt shops in Australia but is also regarded very highly internationally. People travel from all over the world to visit this wonderful shop full of colourful, fun and quirky fabrics. It is owned by Jen Kingwell, who is a very well known quilter and quilt teacher. She's so down to earth that she'll laugh if I call her a Super Star Quilt Designer & Teacher but she is!! Her distinct designs are much loved by quilters and sewers all over the world.   Now onto the story...  Quilts, quilts and more quilts!! I took these photos when I was picking out which quilts to take to my weekend workshop at Amitie.   I just love seeing quilts in stacks, all that colour upon colour, pattern on pattern. It's when they're

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