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About Addicted2Fabric

I'm a self confessed Fabric lover and colour junkie. I'm caught between being a Painter, Sewer (not the underground conduit kind!) & a Fabric manipulator, which makes me a Textile Artist! Between my family's sports adventures & life, I still manage to finish Textile pieces! I sell Quilt Patterns and Textile Art by leading Australian designers at 2SewTextiles! Creating Art and Words...

Bellbird’s – The whole challenge!

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As you may have been following in my step by step posts, I  made a Textile Art quilt for a challenge that my Art Group – Reddy Arts Textile Group undertook. The challenge was to re-create…

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Barcellos Rooster… Just because…

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What happens when you are in a textile art group (Reddy Arts) and someone goes on holiday and comes home smitten with her travels ?  in particular the Barcellos Cock, of which she gave us…

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Sinchies – a Unique Colour Challenge!

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Coming up with unique challenge ideas for a group can be – well – challenging! Too big and it becomes a burden… too collaborative and people get worried and some deviate from the plan… so…

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Dying to Eco Dye !

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Judy Kennedy is an extraordinary person to know.  I’ve had the pleasure of being a participant in 2 workshops run by her now and they are still the most informative, entertaining and productive workshops I…

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Loughman Longings ! The lucky participants…

Thanks goes to the Moreton Bay Regional Council for sponsoring this workshop via a Regional Arts Development fund. With the help of the funding we were able to get International Quilt Artist GLORIA LOUGHMAN to teach us her techniques in … Continue reading

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Loughman Longings – A Masterclass with Gloria Loughman

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Originally posted on Addicted 2 Fabric:
What an incredible week!   3 full days with the most wonderful, Internationally acclaimed Australian art quilter GLORIA LOUGHMAN! Gloria Loughman in front of her quilts Reddy Arts was able to secure a Regional Arts Development…

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From Sinchies to Finchies…

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Originally posted on Addicted 2 Fabric:
Reddy Arts – Sinchies – 2 colour challenge, shown with the accompanying book describing each work. A big Thank you happened at my Textile Groups meeting last month.  We had our wonderful exhibition where our…

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Living colour – Sneak Peeks 3 of 4

This is the third post of detail photos of the wonderful Living Colour Quilts. The exhibition was sponsored by Brother and Expertise events and curated by Brenda Gael Smith. For more information and exhibition tour dates go to Living Colour … Continue reading

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Challenge – Chinese Whispers & Evolution – What we did…

Challenge details Chinese Whispers & Evolution Continue reading

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Creative Cloth – Ripples

Jeannie’s creative cloth piece for Ripples is looking great, she’s used her fish mould, potato stamps, acrylic paints and created a pond .. Jan’s Ripples: Jan dyed the fabric first, then covered it with instant potato mash, let it dry … Continue reading

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