Bigger than the Whole Sky


Made as an experiment, Bigger than the Whole Sky, is the Big Sky Star quilt by Plains and Pine.

Size: 212x213cm

Design: Big Sky Star quilt by Plains and Pine

Materials: Jennifer Sampou “Sky Fabric”, and grunge background, Hand quilted using 28wt thread

Awards: Excellence in Hand Quilting, Canberra Quilters Inc. 2024 Exhibition

Happy Birthday Kate


Made for a dear friend (Kate) to celebrate her birthday, this quilt took some time to make. Beginning in a class and I didn’t like what I had done and started it over. It was made larger than the original to suit the recipient, and now lives on her bed.

Size: 233cm x 202cm

Design: Fancy Forest, by Elizabeth Hartman

Fabric: Background Essex Linen, blocks from stash and assorted purchases.

Pieced by Katie, Quilted by Make IT Quilted

Awards: Commercially Quilted, 3rd Prize, Canberra Quilters Inc. 2022 Exhibition

Down the Rabbit Hole; Chased by a Cat

2017 – 2022

The quilt top for this quilt was completed over the year of the block of the month – for the first and possibly only time ever. Hand quilting took the next five years. The quilt now lives on Katie’s bed.

Size: 233cm x 233cm

Design: Sarah Fielke – 2017 Block of the Month Program (Down the Rabbit Hole)

Fabric: stash and shopping 🙂

Pieced by machine and appliquè by hand; Hand Quilted by Katie


2022: Hand Quilted; Highly Commended; Canberra Quilters Inc. 2022 Exhibition

2023: Second Prize; Non-Professional Traditional Quilt (with more than two years experience); Royal Canberra Show 2023