2012 –2013 

SAQA Wide Horizons III, Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork, Alsace, France and other European venues


acCent! Art Quilts of the UK, National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY, USA

Journal Quilts, Sewing for Pleasure NEC and other venues

2011- 2013

Freedom , Liberte, Freiheit, 4th International Small Format Challenge , Festival of Quilts,  NEC, Birmingham, UK  . Touring to multiple venues in Europe and Russia


Whatever Floats Your Boat, Slough Museum, Slough and Gallery 49 Bracknell, UK .


Breakthrough, Contemporary Quilt, Bailey Gallery, Quilt Museum, York, UK;

Festival of Quilts, NEC,  Birmingham,UK;  Hever Castle Quilt Show, Kent, UK

Under African Skies, Bailey Gallery, Quilt Museum, York , UK

Highly Commended award, Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham, UK

Journal Quilts, Sewing for Pleasure, NEC, UK


Thin Blue Line, Contemporary Quilt, Minerva Arts Centre , Llanidloes, Wales


Thin Blue Line, Contemporary Quilt,  Dudley Art Gallery & Museum, UK

Judges Choice award, Festival of Quilts 2008, NEC, Birmingham, UK

Journal Quilts  at Sewing for Pleasure, NEC and other venues


In The Spotlight,  Festival of Quilts, NEC , Birmingham,UK

Views of Buckinghamshire, Obsidian Art, Stoke Mandeville, UK


Peaceful Hearts, Yusa-Machi & NHK Gallery Akita, Japan


Poetry in Stitches : Knit & Stitch shows London, Harrogate, Dublin ; Menier Gallery, London,UK; Kingston Hospital,UK


Off  The Wall, Delta Studios, Larbert, Scotland

Fabric of Nature, Nature in Art Museum and Gallery, Gloucester,UK


Material World, Pitzhanger Gallery, Ealing, London, UK

3rd Prize Theme Category  Great Northern Quilt Show, Harrogate, UK



Featured artist for October in 2012 Bernina calendar

Featured artist in German art quilt magazine ‘Patchwork Professional’ 2011

Featured artist in Dutch quilt magazine ‘Quilts& Zo’ 2012

Quilt included in ‘African Wax Print – A Textile Journey’  M. Relph and R. Irwin 2010

2 articles for Quilt Workshop on the Web  June, Sept 2009

In the Spotlight featured in The Quilter no 113 Winter 2007 and QGBI Calendar 2008.

Petra in Poetry in Stitches, National Needlework Archive 2005

Two quilts illustrated in book ‘A Quilter’s Guide to Pictorial Quilts , Maggi McCormick Gordon 2000 ( published in UK and US).

Work featured in Popular Patchwork, including cover July/August 2001 issue.


Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles (since 1986)

Contemporary Quilt

Thames Valley Textile Group

Surface Design Association

Studio Art Quilt Associates


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