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...
Bee No More

Bee No More

Bee No More was created for the SAQA Oceania Exhibit “Connections”,  which is touring Australia and New Zealand during 2019 and 2020.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCVI2j3veFo&feature=youtu.be Highlighting the plight of our Honey Bees has been one...