Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fabric sculptures

This is another fabric origami piece but made from folded strips rather than tesselating units. I’ll put links on to my paper for the 2006  Bridges conference when I work out how! Advertisements

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Spools series (2D optical effects)

I was looking at Italian recessed ceilings with ornate carvings in the centre of each frame, many years later I realised I was using the American ‘Spools’ block (cotton reels) but colouring adjacent sides the same. I’d like to revisit … Continue reading

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Fabric Origami

Windmills and pinwheels from my book ‘The Quilter’s guide To Twists & Tucks’ (UK) and ‘Origami Quilts’ (USA) both 2006 and out of print despite many request to do a British paperback edition    

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Creation Series

These are some of the pieces commissioned by churches and chaplains. Deep Peace ©1997 (48 x 60″/112 x 152.5cm) Creation series no 3 Photo Gillian Cargill

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Posies series

This is a very tactile piece and was the inspiration for Posies For Rosie 2 in our Origami Quilts book (2006)

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Who am I?

The eternal existential question!  A few months ago I was at a women’s meeting where all the other women defined themselves first as mothers, then wives and lastly by any jobs they held or occasionally special features that were uniquely … Continue reading

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Into the blogosphere

Hello invisible friends I’ve spent several years debating on whether to do a blog or not. It seems a rather vain thing to do, who out there has really got time to read up on me? I don’t even have … Continue reading

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