Hilary Gooding
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The Long Grass Whispers This little quilt (12" x 12") was made as a birthday gift for a friend whom I had met in South Africa and who loves lizards. The lizard is machine embroidered, the rest are free machine stitched.
 
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Still life Exploring the possibilities of combining machine embroidery with applique and painting the fabric.
 
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Crown of Thorns Made from fabric units created in a workshop with Nancy Crow. This was the turning point in my journey as a quilter. I realised that I could break all the rules and create something uniquely my own.
 
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Celtic Connection Made for a challenge of the same name. The first time I really used the design programme on my sewing machine to create motifs like the rotary cutter, scissors etc. A modern day quilter's illuminated quilt.
 
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Line and Shape Made in a workshop with Ann Johnston in Houston exploring line and shape.