Festival of Quilting

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 10th August 2015 I took my kids to the Festival of Quilts for the first time last week, and we were totally blown away by the imagination, skill, and beauty on display. There was an enormous amount to see, and even if we’d been able to stay for a day (four …


Credit where credit’s due

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 27th July 2015 This is a plea to anyone who shares stuff, particularly creative stuff, on social media or blogs. A few months ago, a picture of a beautiful patchwork popped up in my facebook feed, and I shared to the Wildbrook Woollies facebook page as one of my “colourburst” posts. …


Now on Pinterest

Follow me on Pinterest for many colourful pictures of wonderful stuff! There are boards for creativity in all its forms: art, bags, buildings, buttons, ceramics, clouds, coffee, enamel, fire, food, furniture, geology, glass, (craft) hacks, ice, jewellery, leather, metal, mosaics, photography, paper, plants, rugs, steampunk, street, stone, tattoos, textiles, water, wax, wicker, wood, and yarn-bombing! …


Meanwhile… Patchwork

My friend Kerry is making this patchwork bodice from vintage material. I think she’s wonderfully talented (both in design and sewing), and it’s a joy to watch this piece come into being! See more dresses on Kerry’s website: Junie & Jack Follow Wildbrook Woollies on facebook for more! facebook.com/wildbrookwoollies