Return To Amsterdam

Return To Amsterdam

 Return To Amsterdam was made for Aotearoa Quilters Annual Challenge 2020.  In my Artist Statement, I said, “Will I ever return to Amsterdam?”  Well I doubt it, after the strange and difficult year this has been, with Covid 19.     New Zealand was in lock...
Sheer Vision

Sheer Vision

 Sheer Vision was created for Vision 2020 curated by Brenda Gael Smith and touring Australia in 2020. The quilt or wall hanging is 20 inches by 20 inches   https://vision2020textiles.com/  I started with an image of my Mum, Betty.Mum was a wonderful stitcher all her...
Toffee

Toffee

Toffee was my first little Dachshund. He lived to 16 years old and he loved to go boating!  Finding an image of him on the boat, I decided to make him in fabric collage. Using fusible techniques, I traced the image onto a lightweight vilene fabric.  Tracing onto...
Bloom – Remember the Honey Bees

Bloom – Remember the Honey Bees

Here is another quilt that I made recently, featuring Honey Bees and lamenting the loss of these essential insects in my garden. This quilt features my hand painted background, and fusible applique plus machine embroidery. http://marytransom.co.nz/bee-no-more/  Bee No...
The Sisters

The Sisters

  The Sisters.  In my family there are many sets of sisters, including dogs!  I took the photos of the Rhododendron buds one day and decided to make a quilt celebrating the virtues of sisterhood, how we can be the same but different.  The finished quilt features...
End of Summer

End of Summer

End of Summer Celebrates the flowers going to seed in my vegetable garden.  Birds, bees and butterflies visited to enjoy nature’s bounty. As you can see, there is lots of texture here. I achieved this by stitching the flowers separately and then attaching them...