I have recently got into textiles, after visiting New Zealand on my retirement in a camper van with my husband, Tony.  I became fascinated by quilting and on my return undertook some classes with Trish at the Patchwork Garden, Sheffield.  I have now made several quilts for friends and family and find this work to be satisfying and therapeutic.


Bedroom quilt

The below piece was undertaken on a course with Ingrid Karlsson Kemp at her studio in Derbyshire.  This piece is purely fabrics with a quilting base.  This is an unusual move towards a more abstract piece of work which reminded me of my formative years in the 1960’s, hence ‘Strawberry fields forever’, another Beatles link.

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Strawberry Fields

I’ve always loved poppies, probably because every house I’ve lived in has had them in the garden! I love their vibrancy and form, as well as their significance within our culture.

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2 responses

  1. Roisin

    Gorgeous work Mo!Especially love your textiles.


    February 13, 2016 at 11:21 am

    • tommailuk

      Thanks Roisin. I appreciate your comments.


      February 15, 2016 at 6:39 pm

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