When I displayed my quilts at the Te Kuiti Garden Ramble 2014 people were amazed at the collection. Each quilt marks a learning process for me personally and from quite early on I began altering or re-interpreting standard patterns and changing
colours. I didnt do this consciously as I was very shy about my creations to start with. I was very much a closet quilter. The quilts and creating kept me sane in what was very much a left brain job that sapped energy. The quilts (and
the garden) regenerated my energy.
Some people said I didn't have a style and that is OK. There are so many styles out there that continually working on achieving new directions mean I want to wxperiment with ways of doing things. And so
I have developed over the years. I did a lot of block per month quilts when I was working because the challenge of the next block arriving in the mail kept me working on the one to hand.
Now I come up with an idea and go for it in my own