CLASSES ARE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED…

The morning after the studio launch…

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who visited us in Glen Huon on Saturday afternoon. It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces AND to meet and make new friends too! A glorious afternoon it was!

Classes start in a couple of weeks with Fresh Beginnings, followed by Dark Nightz, Daisiez and a Sandwiching Day in November.

See the CLASSES page to learn much more… and to find a running tally of spots available in each class.

Contact Trish to join us for upcoming classes.

SPRING CLASS LIST…

Brand new to southern Tasmania… a textile studio in the Huon Valley with classs to keep you happily learning and creating.  Spring classes are launching in September with FRESH BEGINNINGS followed by a couple of favourites DARK NIGHTZ and DAISIEZ in November.  All done ‘n dusted before the festive season takes over… giving you a project to work on over Summer. See the CLASS LIST for further details.

 

FRESH BEGINNINGS IN TASMANIA…

Hello Tasmania

My name is Trish Wykman.  Ed and I moved to this beautiful island in July 2016.  After living and playing along the breathtaking D’Entrecasteaux Channel for 18 months we moved into our newly-built home, with dedicated textile studio, during Easter 2018.  An exciting and momentous milestone in our lives!

Looking east from Glen Huon… Winter 2018 sunrise over the Wellington Ranges

After ten fabulous years of teaching contemporary quiltmaking in the hills of Perth, Western Australia, I’m looking forward to sharing with students in southern Tasmania!  A north-facing, light-filled, purpose-designed studio in Glen Huon awaits us all!  Currently, you’ll find me in the studio working on my own projects and in a little while I’ll be holding classes from there too.

News of the STUDIO OPENING will be sent via email and social media. You are welcome to subscribe to our free NEWSLETTER to receive class updates directly into your inbox. Join us on INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK.

I’m excited and looking forward to meeting you.  Feel free to be in touch if you’re curious about the classes.

July 2018

 

2014 COMMUNITY QUILTS

 

IMG_0058Recently we gifted 12 splendid quilts to the children at the local Womens’ Refuge.  I feel extremely proud of our achievements this year, the high standard of work produced and the willing support and enthusiasm within the group.  A tremendous effort and a marvellous team indeed!

2014 GIVING HANDS’ QUILTMAKERS

Karen Adams    Marnelke Colegate    Elaine Gustavino    

Lesley Moon    Annelieske Noteboom    Cathy Robertson

Doreen Smith    Joy Thrum    Jennifer Williams

Kate Williams    Trish Wykman

… a splendid team!

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2013 COMMUNITY QUILTS

 

Lime Kisses

A fabulous bundle of children’s quilts (using Jan Mullen’s With Kissez Spread design) were delivered to a local Womens’ Refuge just in time for Christmas.

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We completed the year (using the same design but without the kisses:) with a large bundle of small (18″x24″) neonate quilts to gift to both Princess Margaret and King Edward Hospitals.

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Welcome

WELCOME

Welcome to Quilting Matters where we run personalised patchwork and quilting classes to help you develop your skills and techniques. We’re looking forward to working with you… to begin or further your journey with quilts.

A snapshot of classes may be seen here.  

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE STUDIO…

‘WELCOME IN’ Log Cabin design using vintage Japanese kimonos/silk linings, machine pieced and quilted.