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Iso Projects Exhibition

Wendy Adams, VIC

This is my Tunisian blanket using Sandra Walker designed Tunisian squares and my own creation in joining the squares together

Emily Griffiths, VIC

Two birthday cards made using Lindy's magicals and heat embossing stamps

Stephanie Turkich, ACT

I made my quilt pictured. It’s a Moda fabric collection called Garden Variety. The little specs In the cream fabric are bees which I love.

Rebecca Black, VIC

This is the very first quilt that I started, about 20 years ago. I picked it up again during ISO and was very happy with the result although I have learnt a lot since then. The pattern is called Ribbons and came from a book called, funnily enough, ‘Your First Quilt Book’.

Helen Leech, VIC

This king sized quilt was requested by my daughter and son-in-law as a replacement for one I made them ten years ago. (Same pattern, that has began to wear thin)

Janine March-Goss, VIC

Started this in 2015 and became a bit overwhelmed with it so packed it away along with many other UFO’s! This is one of my favourites “Christmas in London” by Mirabilia

Michelle Ritchie, VIC

I'm a avid scrap quilter. This quilt pattern is called Sheet of stamps and the pattern is by Quiltedtwins. I pieced it on a vintage Singer featherweight sewing machine

Mrs Glenn White, NSW

This is a corner pop up easel card that I have just made that sits flat to post and pops up when opened for a male birthday with a gear theme.

Mrs Glenn White, NSW

This is a center flower card that pops up when you open the card in the center which is really pretty and stunning

Mrs Glenn White, NSW

This is a double step card using Stampin Up Botanical Flowers which is really effective and stunning with the black and white strips.

Helen Leech, VIC

This Lone Star Quilt was made for a friend to use as a wedding present. It is around 170cm square and I had a lot of fun making it.

Sue Wallace, NSW

The Quilt is Edyta Sitar’s Mystery Quilt 2020 and would love to share my finished quilt pics as her designs are gorgeous

Bridget Fletcher, VIC

Twilight Dreaming QAYG method Pattern designed by Pattern Poole

Bridget Fletcher, VIC

Through the Looking Glass. My own design The Quilt has been made QAYG

Carol Messer, VIC

This was definitely a long time UFO completed during lockdown. A beautiful old design of orange blossoms all hand appliquéd! Many happy hours! Machine quilted to finish quilt.

Carolyn Wilkinson, QLD

My husband and I did many macrame projects in the 1970’s and with the growing popularity of macrame again. I decided to do several hangings for our home. I did not have a pattern so this is all from memory

Dorothy Silver, ACT

I wanted to use up all my odd bits of left-over yarn and started this corner-to-corner blanket last November. It was eventually finished early in May, just in time for the cold Canberra winter. I call it my Licorice Allsorts blanket as it reminds me of my late Dad’s favourite lollies.

Gary Wilkinson, QLD

Since being unable to travel and stuck at home I have been doing a bit of art work. This is my latest piece and is the first I have attempted on glass. I used metallic paints so it glitters in the sunlight. Thanks

Judy Short, QLD

A German Shells/Rectangular Virus Crochet blanket by Joanna Martinez. I crocheted this for my niece who missed out on celebrating her wedding as planned in April

Laura Dorahy, NSW

Sophie’s Universe (crochet)

Laurel Paton, ACT

A request from my 7 year old granddaughter for “a blanket of flowers in lots of colours. The crochet pattern is by Arne and Carlos - called Hedvig. It’s comprised of 144 6 petal flowers as well as 16 4 petal flowers for the edges of the blanket.

Lyn Baughan, SA

My challenge this year was to learn lace knitting. I'm more a 'stitcher' than a knitter so my first attempt does contain many design elements (aka boo boos) and I probably knitted three shawls in total!

Melissa Attard, NSW

This is a recent layout I created for 3Quarter Designs using their Frozen Bliss collection. I coloured some flowers to work in with the girls hair colour so that it all flows nicely.

Michelle David, VIC

I decide to give it to my dad for fathers day because even as an adult I will always hold his hand and look up to him

Beverley Price, VIC

Table runners

Beverley Price, VIC

Patchwork and embroidery

Beverley Price, VIC

Lastly first time ever knitted and felted a hat

Robyn Dowling, VIC

(Cascade House Embroidery) One of my finished ISO projects jumper and beanie for Thomas

Rosemary Clive, QLD

(Kaszazz) These Kaszazz projects were created by me earlier this year while dreaming about our recent trip to Singapore in December 2019.

Joy Keating, VIC

Hedgehog floor mat. Pauline Rogers pattern

Jo Hart

This is my ISO ufo. It is a crazy block quilt, I started it years ago and decided it needed to be finished. I’m so happy that it is now done

Linda White, VIC

(Gum Valley Patchwork) I bought this The Good Boy Quilt pattern last year, and started it in February 2020. Isolation gave me the opportunity to be able to concentrate on getting the appliqued borders started. Just one more border to go!

Staccey Fernee, VIC

This quilt I made in isolation with charm squares I received for Christmas. I called it "Windmills In Isolation" as just like us, they came to a stand still.

Linda Whalley

(Sentimental Stamping) Framing and embroidering embellishments featuring the stunning images of Australian Artist Kirsten Katz. The same fabric featured in my handmade masks @SewSentimemtalGirl

Claire Doherty, ACT

This is a crocheted throw rug made up of 284 hexagons, the colours are inspired by the varied colours of a working bee hive honeycomb. It took me 2 months to make.

Julie Ricketts, ACT

This is my king size double aster quilt im hand sewing 64 12" blocks.

Kim Dolan, NSW

This is a Sue Spargo bom 2018s. I finally finished it. Now I just need to quilt it.

Margaret Phillips, VIC

(Creature Crafts) It is called Quarter Inch Alliance and is designed by Helen Stubbings from Hugs n Kisses. It is all English paper piecing shapes, hand pieced and appliqued.

Narelle Cairns, VIC

This is my biggest iso project. The pattern is called Pandemic CAL by Lindsey George and was started and finished during the first Victorian shutdown.

Raynor Thomas, VIC

I purchased the kit for this quilt in January 2011 planning to to the block of the month on The Quilt Show. The quilt was designed by Sue Garman. I think the centre block scared me at that stage so it all sat in the drawer until Covid struck and we were forced to stay home. Then I decided it had to be tackled.

Stacey Fernee, VIC

I started this Knitting Bag last year. I completed it around May sometime, and gave it my Mother In Law for her 60th Birthday this year. She is avid Knitter and absolutely loved it!

Pamela Dennis, SA

I finished a patchwork Wallhanging

Yvonne Edwards

This is a Kaffe Fassett pattern using Tula pink fabric not sure what the pattern is called. I did a small meander on the long arm so as not to take away from the beautiful fabrics.

Pamela Dennis, SA

I finished a patchwork Wallhanging

Kara Davies, QLD

(Close to my Heart) First attempt at coloring with Spectrum Noir Triblend Alcohol markers!

Tom Needham, QLD

I’m making a Sashiko embroidery wall hanging for my bedroom. I still have a long way to go but I’m hoping to get more done over the school holidays.

Jodi Batstra, VIC

Made it for my mother as a Christmas present. This was my third go at making a quit.

Marita Fisher, VIC

My first attempt at applique , it took me 4 months working every day during first Covid Lockdown from February. I adapted this William Morris design called ' FRIENDS' by Michelle Hill.

Anne Romeril

I made this Elizabeth Hartman quilt Puppies for my great nephew Ollie for his big boy bed. He loves it and i loved making it.

Linda Rother, QLD

This project was made using Bendigo Woollen Mills ‘Stellar’ yarn I found in my craft room. Pattern is called “I ❤️ Granny Square” by Polly Plum Designs

Carol Cooke, ACT

I don’t speak Spanish but I can now say OLA with great confidence. And my textured embroidery has such dimension and energy. Yes it is totally over the top. But it seemed perfect for these times of lockdown

Erin Pendlebury

My entry for the iso project is a Anzac quilt I did for a Vietnam vet.

Karen Armistead, VIC

I learned how to make “no sew” quilted baubles.. now there’s no stopping me 😀 2 1/2 squares of fabric folded and pinned onto polystyrene balls

Margaret Kirkby, NSW

(Logan's Patchwork Fabrics) An original design, featuring that quintessential Aussie character Blinky Bill. Designed, pieced and quilted, 2020 Margaret Kirkby

Meg Carey, NSW

The first was knitted around the time of the Pussyhat marches in Washington DC . The Rainbow is knitted in Bendigo Woollen Mill yarns and the pattern is on Ravelry and Etsy.

Sue Bullock, QLD

Aussie Animal baby quilt

Sue Bullock, QLD

Teddybear baby quilt

Sue Bullock, QLD

Penguin Baby Quilt

Bridget Fletcher, VIC

Dimensional Appliqué Original Design

Julianne Brisbane, NSW

This is my Quilters Guild of SA Casa Felix mystery quilt that I started in March 2020 and completed in August 2020. All fabric was from my stash.

Tracy Doran

Hi I’m new to EPP... it’s great. I’ve made 2 candle mats

Dearne Norton, VIC

My names Dearne and I crocheted this jumper while in iso in Melbourne Victoria. Hope you like it as much as I do

Judy Degnan, VIC

(Close to My Heart) Attached is one double page of my ISO photo and journal album. This one is special as the couple in the photos were married on 7th March, just before they were locked down on 23rd March.

Tracy Doran

I initially finished this quilt in August 2019. in March this year 2020 I pulled it back out took it up to my sisters and finished the binding. The fabric was a gift from that same sister a couple of years previous.

Tracy Doran

Had a little fun putting this chap together, never really tried doing this before. Just a cute cat sitting on a chair admiring a bird in a cage lol

Tracy Doran

Three cute little stick trees just to add to the mini Christmas handmade items I put out every year! You can never have too much Christmas.

Tracy Doran

Will it be a big Smith project or a small project I really built through some craft in the past few months I love these practical scissor holders.

Tracy Doran

This is my first English paper piecing item Thread bowl with a magnet to hold your needle all the other accessories in the photo have all been made in recent months. clear front pouch another pouch needle holder scissor fobs- I’m having a great time making a coordinating set

Tracy Doran

I recently joined a tildes lovers group on Facebook one of the first projects I’ve made was Miss Kitty.

Tracy Doran

Another Lynette Anderson finished - determined to work through things I have. I love cats - can never have to many

Tracy Doran

Another hugs and kisses pattern, hanging in my kitchen and I always have popping out for a cuppa at a cafe so when I saw this I thought I must have that.

Maree Wayman

Two quilts created from sane blue strip's..Blue diamond was the catalyst for both.I had so many strips left over for another quilt and made the strip quilt

Tracey Moloney, VIC

I’ve been sending paper hugs from ISO. This card uses the Eucalyptus digital stamp set by our talented Aussie artist Beccy from Beccy's Place and lots of ink blending.

Tracey Moloney, VIC

ISO means more time to practice-practice-practice, so I’ve been trying my hand at colouring backgrounds with Copic markers.

Tracey Moloney, VIC

The secret ingredient is always love when making cards and sending paper hugs from ISO.

Tracey Moloney, VIC

Warm hugs from ISO with some finger-friendly faux knitting and die cut faux stitching.

Tracey Moloney, VIC

Paper hugs from ISO. Digital stamp coloured with lots of red Copic markers … ISO is good for practicing with colours that are challenging (to me).

Anne West

This is my Lancaster quilt. A Sue Daley design. It was a BOM. It got too hard for me and I didn’t think I could do it. I started it in 2012 It is finished! 719 clamshells all hand stitched. Quilted by Cotton and Reel quilting. I love it and even better so does my son Thomas!

Anne West

Winter Village a Laundry Basket Quilt. I started it January 2018 and now it is finished.

Linda Rother, QLD

Here’s another completed iso project. Made using Bendigo Woollen Mills 100% 8 ply wool. Pattern is “Prismatic” by Polly plum designs. Made for my son and his lady to help out with the cold Sydney winters

Anne Roe, VIC

Mohair Teddie Bride for my niece who gets married in Oct 2020 and we can’t be there, i have only been bear making coming up to 2 yrs on and off and learnt by watching youtube:).This is my first Teddy Bride. This was a huge task for me, everything is hand made.:) one big ISO project.

Mary Grant, VIC

(Little MG Designs) Just honing my needle felting skills and created these little cuties

Anne West, VIC

I made Ralph the Rhinoceros for Harry my grandson in lock down in Melbourne. He is waiting for him to arrive. Thank you Australia Post. I have stuffed him with fibrefill as well as the weighted plastic pellets so he is super cuddly! He is a Mariska Von-Bolman design.

Cynthia Woodham, SA

(Cynthia's Ark) A Quiltworx Technique of the Month Pattern Paradise in Bloom, which was this year's project. We had to shuffle some our workshops around due to Covid 19, but we got there. At Cynthia's Ark we do one of these patterns a year to challenge ourselves.

Leone Moffitt, NSW

This is a queen size quilt based on the Infinity Quilt by Ann Duncan and Kym Goldup-Graham. Each block is embroidered, quilted and put together as a quilt as you go project.

Margaret Byrnes, VIC

“Marguerite” is a true Isolation Project. The pattern is by Marg Sampson George, released in March 2020. I ordered the pattern on 12 April and eagerly awaited the arrival of pattern and templates. Marguerite is hand pieced using Liberty of London fabric, a lot sourced from my stash. The final stitch was taken on 31 August. I now look forward to hand quilting her.

Jodie McKenna, NSW

Whats a crochet hook and a granny square? I asked YouTube to helped me learn this new skill to make a rug for my nephew from his late mum's wool stockpile. Please get a health checks during iso!

Jodie McKenna, NSW

Unicorn kisses to keep a little 4 year old girl Rio from Sydney distracted during iso and missing her nanny Kate in Ireland.

Amanda Alexander, NSW

This is my hand beaded lace wall hanger, that I made while in iso.

Amanda Alexander, NSW

This is another one of my beautiful beaded lace wall hangers, done while in isolation.

Anne Romeril, VIC

I made this for my niece to give as a present to a friend for the birth of their son.

Kerry Alexander, NSW

This is one of my iso projects, a beautiful decorated pincushion.

Vicky McCahon, VIC

I made this blanket using 100% Cotton, it took me 6 weeks and I’m well on my way into the next one.

Dearne Norton, VIC

Hi I’m Dearne and I crocheted these sorting bowls for my grandson while stuck in iso in Melbourne

Tracy Doran

I’ve recently made two clear plastic front pouches to carry whatever project Im working on at the moment and also the two Tilda little Whales

Tracy Doran

A friend and colleague recently had a baby girl I made reversible bunting with a gorgeous Australian native baby animals on one side and the reverse are just brightly coloured flags.

Vivienne Crudeli, WA

Attached is my take on wall hanging with a difference and Aussie themed. I used a horseshoe, painted and then pulled out my old jewellery stash, my wooden cotton reels (the reason for this hanging), and then decided to add a bit of an Aussie theme with gum nuts and local shells.

Lyn Kucks, VIC

Patchwork called Australian Odyssey,Iso project foundation piecing. I am self taught.

Marina Armodie, QLD

Hi, my name is Marina Armodie and I live in Cairns, Queensland. I have been busy making cards for family and friends

Tracy Moloney, VIC

No words, just love ... soothing to create the folds and flowers with the bonus of sharing paper hugs in ISO.

Chloe Lacroix, NSW

This is one of my many projects: two small doll's armchairs and cushions. I used teal velvet to make the armchairs.

Tracy Doran

My first attempt at Sashiko - turned into a pillow.

Tracy Moloney, VIC

Spotlight on gratitude. Missing family and friends, using ISO time to try the new-to-me “spotlight” technique and send paper hugs.

Tracy Doran

A little Gail pen pattern that I found in the cupboard all stitched up and hanging in my bedroom you can never have too many flowers

Tracy Doran

Getting another one out of the stash determined to make my way through and not to buy any more patterns until I have. Helen Stubbings Hugs & Kisses pattern. My first attempt at fabric colouring

Tracy Doran

Another Lynette Anderson - such soft colours and when you like to so and you love cats this one is perfect.

Tracy Doran

I have made a few wall stitcheries this year - first Lynette Anderson’s. I’ve done Applique before but not stitching details just around the edge. Small but cute.