My love of colour and fabric sees me create my own hand dyed and hand treated fabrics which I then use in my own work as well as sell to others. The possibilities are endless to create original work.

Juried Exhibitions
2018 “Exploring Colour” Changing Threads, Nelson NZ
2015-2017 “I’m coming home” A Matter of Time exhibition – toured Aust, NZ, UK, USA
2013 “Kia Kaha Christchurch” Changing Threads, Nelson NZ
2012-2013 “Thank you” Beneath the Southern Skies Exhibition – toured Aust, NZ, UK, USA, Sth Africa
1999-2000 “Home among the gum trees” CPS First quilt Exhibition of the Millennium, Christchurch NZ
2007 “Bushfire #1 and bushfire #2” Yarrawonga Exhibition, Victoria Australia
2004-2017 various Aotearoa Quilters national exhibitions
2000 “Home among the gum trees” The Pump House Auckland, NZ and Time Pieces exhibition Milwaukee, USA
1991 – 2017 various National NZ Symposia

Published
o NZ Quilter Magazine – Featured Quilter
o Embellish Magazine Aust. – Moeraki – how to process
o Textile Fibre Forum magazine Aust. – I’m coming home article
o Down Under Textiles – Exploring Colour

Judge
o Nelson Quilt Exhibition
o Auckland Festival of Quilts
o Capital Quilters Exhibition
o Canterbury Patchwork and Quilting exhibition

Positions held
2013-2017 Convenor Christchurch National Quilt Symposium
2010-2016 President Aotearoa Quilters National Association of New Zealand
1999-2003 Co-convenor Christchurch National Quilt Symposium
2017 Life Member Aotearoa Quilters National Association of New Zealand
2012 Life Member Christchurch Quilters

Lectures
o Capital Quilters – How to judge a quilt exhibition
o Coast to Coast (Wellington NZ) – my work
o Christchurch Quilters – One woman’s work
o Ailsa Craig (Canada) - The Colours of New Zealand Quilting

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