Cloud Nine, 2.5 m x 2.5 m, machine quilting complete, hand quilting in process


Drunkards path fractal block, 2017, original design. Image used to make Christmas cards.


Four Patch Variation, 2017, 56″ x 56″.  Juried into Modern Quilt Show Australia, 2017. Perth Royal Show 2018, 1st Machine Embroidery Any Article. Each quarter of the quilt is a fractal, generating unit the L shaped block. Given to my sister.


Rotated Stars, 2016, 135cm (53″) square, inspired by Victoria Findlay Wolfe’s quilts but I designed the star fractal. Split complementary colour scheme (blue/green with red and orange).                                                         1-1-DSC07566b

Say it with Roses, 2016, 45cm x 70cm, roses inserted into the Golden Rectangle construction (a fractal), ‘rose’ design inspired by Peter Stringham’s quilt on the Rising Star website (snail trail block is a fractal).

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Big Blob 2016, king size single 157cm x 204cm,  made for Quiltwest 2016 theme category ‘From little things big things grow’: so from 33 little blobs Big Blob grew.

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Trisected 1, 2015, 61.5″ x 60.5″, design inspired by the fundamental fractal pattern by Irving, G and Segerman, H (2013), Developing Fractal Curves. 1st Machine Embroidery, Any Article, Royal Perth Show. Quilt pattern is available here Trisected 1

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Leafy Sea Dragon, 2015, 52″ x 71″, H-H dragon fractal with rounded corners from fractalcurves.com    Sea-life quilted and painted on background fabric – see the smaller photographs. 1st prize, Mixed Techniques, Quiltwest 2015. Accepted for the ‘Art Quilt Australia 2015’ juried exhibition.
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Frobot, Robot Mothership, 2015, 61 ¼” x 80”, a friend for Fritter (see Rectangle tab), not quite a fractal-can you see why?


Frilled Tulip Fractal, 60″ x 60″, designed in Excel but fractal also available widely on the web, traditional ‘cross’ patchwork pattern, colours inspired by the tulips at Keukenhof gardens.
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Inspired by Art, 2014, Contemporary Quilt Group Challenge, 12″ x 12″, inspired by ‘Homage to the Square’ by Josef Albers, court-house step construction.

Lest We Forget, 2014, Australian Quilt Convention Challenge,  recognising  war service by Australian and New Zealand nurses,  25cm x 25cm. The larger red crosses represent service performed in medical tents, hospital ships and trains and commandeered facilities, and in conventional hospitals. The smaller red crosses represent wartime nursing by individuals who each personally bear the burdens.
Quilted words: In recognition of war service by Oz and NZ nurses. Brave, Resourceful, Resolute, Caring, Compassionate. Accepted for the Australian Quilt Convention 2015 quilt mosaic.

Chemical Reactor, 2014, 12″x12″, level 2 fractal by Jeffery Ventrella, fractalcurves.com
I drew the outline on grid paper and sewed the pattern from the back, free-motion quilted from the front, and finished by couching pearl cotton around the edges.

Pink Posy Fractal, 2013, 42″x44″, own design but then I found the fractal on the web, a level 2 fractal
Quiltwest 2013, 1st Prize ‘Two Colour Quilts, Amateur’ and ‘Best Use of Colour in the Show’
Pink Posy Fractal - Pat Forster

Wind Swept, 2013, lap quilt, own design, level 2 fractal

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Art Deco, 2014, lap quilt, own design, level 2 fractal

Thinking of the Irish, 2012, lap quilt, own design, level 2 fractal

Hilbert Fractal, level 3, lap quilt, 2012

Christmas Quilt, 2012, own design, level 3 fractal

My first fractal quilt, 2012, traditional patchwork design, level 3 fractal



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