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July 11, 2017

There’s hope for quilting in the fine art world.

In May this year Sarah Contos won the Ramsay Art Prize, she won $100,000 with her 21st Century Quilt titled “The Long Kiss Goodbye”. The Ramsay prize is described as Australia's richest prize for young contemporary artists. The quilt is massive; it’s 10x20 feet, that’s roughly 3x6 metres! In photos I can see it has oversize binding and large trapunto...

November 13, 2015

This was “the” quilt for me, it was the art quilt I dreamt of making from the moment I became aware of the existence of art quilting. I knew I needed to be an art quilter for a couple of years to learn the techniques through experimentation to be able to produce such a quilt and when the time was right I set about making it.

 

At the beginning I wasn’t really sure how to start. I merged elements of...

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