April 2022: QGBI AGM & Conference 2022, Suffolk.
"Treasures of the the Earth - Amber Coast"(left)
Ecoprinted, block printed and commercial fabrics, free machine quilted in a 'tree bark design'. Representing the Amber Coastline which runs between Southwold and Felixstowe. Entry: QGBI Regional Challenge 2022.
"Gems from Beyond - Great Barrier Reef" (right)
The background is pieced from commercial and hand-dyed/printed fabric. The reef fish is pieced using improv techniques and skinny strips. The piece was then block printed and free machine embroidered/quilted. Facings finish the piece. Winner: QGBI Sue Ridgwell Trophy 2022.