My Own Creations

These are all things I have made. Many thanks to those who have shared their ideas on Pinterest - so thank you everyone for the inspiration!!!
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Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars Plaiedes (also known asThe Seven Sisters).  The name Matariki marks the rising of Matariki and the sighting of the next new moon in June of each year. I made this wall hanging from a design created by Mary Metcalf.  The pattern is available for sale at Kiwi Quilts.

Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars Plaiedes (also known asThe Seven Sisters). The name Matariki marks the rising of Matariki and the sighting of the next new moon in June of each year. I made this wall hanging from a design created by Mary Metcalf. The pattern is available for sale at Kiwi Quilts.

Folded patchwork Christmas tree Start with triangles with red on one side and Xmas fabric on the other.  With red facing you, fold each corner into the middle and secure with a sequin.  Sew them together to form the tree.

Folded patchwork Christmas tree Start with triangles with red on one side and Xmas fabric on the other. With red facing you, fold each corner into the middle and secure with a sequin. Sew them together to form the tree.

My I Love NZ lined bag

My I Love NZ lined bag

My All Blacks lined bag

My All Blacks lined bag

I made cards with brooches.  This was an idea from my friend Jan.

I made cards with brooches. This was an idea from my friend Jan.

Long ago - in 1990, my friends and I made this wall hanging for our Arts and Craft Group Exhibition. In the middle of the night I woke with the inspiration for the net for the seagull and next morning made it using my Grandmother's hair net.

Long ago - in 1990, my friends and I made this wall hanging for our Arts and Craft Group Exhibition. In the middle of the night I woke with the inspiration for the net for the seagull and next morning made it using my Grandmother's hair net.

"Surf's Up" - inspired while watching surfers in the Bay near my home

"Surf's Up" - inspired while watching surfers in the Bay near my home

My Hibiscus painting using acrylic paint

My Hibiscus painting using acrylic paint

My Sunrise Sunset quilt (just to prove to myself I could sew curved seams)

My Sunrise Sunset quilt (just to prove to myself I could sew curved seams)

My Japanese mixed media picture

My Japanese mixed media picture

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