Author Archives: Rosalee

Reworking the Bronte Quilt.

  This is my quilt which I have named it ‘Haworth Parsonage’ after the Bronte’s former home. My quilt was inspired by the quilt which is now gathering so much attention. I added another border at the edge to reflect … Continue reading

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‘Haworth Parsonage’ -The Bronte Sister’s Quilt re-worked

The group of Totley quilters lovingly recreating the Bronte’s Quilt. http://museums.calderdale.gov.uk/whatson/exhibitions/splendid-shreds-silk-satin-celebration-charlotte-bront%C3%AB-quilts

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September, 2014

At this point in time I am undertaking study at Latrobe in Bendigo and there is not much patchwork or quilting, research or sewing, going on at present. Just a few more weeks and the end of semester will come … Continue reading

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Introducing Ron…..

One of the things about quiltmaking that enriches my life, is the wonderful people who cross your path. A couple of months ago when we had the ‘Jane Austen Quilt Pattern’ ready for sale I contacted everyone who had made … Continue reading

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What’s this ?…”Mini Jane Austen Quilt”

My husband Peter had this great idea that we should make a ‘mini Jane Austen Quilt’ for anyone who has already bought the pattern kit for the full size replica, or anyone who might like to try this first. The … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Quilt Pattern.

We are very pleased to announce that after many drafts and re -writes and the making of -would you believe? ‘A second Replica’ that we can now offer the ‘Jane Austen Quilt Pattern’  for sale. The ‘Pattern’ includes a detailed … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Sampler & a family connection.

Did you know Jane Austen stitched a sampler? The sampler is clearly dated 1797, although, I have recently read that it it is believed, in some quarters ,that the real date was 1787 which would have made Jane 12 when … Continue reading

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Louisa May Alcott ‘Ode to Louisa’.

Australia’s Homespun Magazine, has included one of my quilts in its current issue ,Vol. 11 No 8. My quilt ‘Ode to Louisa –  & The Little Women of Orchard House’was inspired by the story of  ‘Little Women’ . The floral … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Coverlet & The Welsh Quilt Connection.

When I Purchased two years ago a book called ‘Quilted Planet by Celia Eddy’ imagine my stunned delight as a came across a Quilt on page 86 . This quilt is a one of Jen Jones Welsh Quilts Collection. Because I … Continue reading

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V & A Quilt Exhibition. Hidden Treasures, Untold Stories.

The 4th of August brought the close of the V & A quilts 1700-2010. How lovely it would have been to be able to attend. If I lived in the UK I’m sure I would have been several times. But, … Continue reading

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