Life Quilts

The Life Quilts

Although the 20 Life Story Quilts have come to an end, and most are now in private collections around the world, there are 4 left that are available for display/exhibitions. Please contact me if you’d […]

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Murder

“Murder” is one in the Life Story series of quilts (www.annabelrainbow.co.uk) made a few years ago. I’m updating records, and trying to explain some of the thinking behind the work. (Sold UK) The quilt, number […]

Diary of Progress

Update on new work

On the board this morning, ready for layering up and a lot of stitching before I start the painting bit, is this first piece in the new series. I think the stencilling at the bottom […]

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Poisonous Plant

Words for Life 16 – The Poisonous Plant   Female Bullying. Maybe we don’t know we’re doing it. Look carefully at what you say! “What me? No, I don’t gossip.  I’m nice and wouldn’t bully […]

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“Shall I Be Mother”

It’s easy to think that if someone was being abused within a marital relationship, that they could leave easily.  We tend to think that people are stupid or are failures because they don’t take charge […]

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Life 7 On The Shelf, words

The wallpaper stripes say:   Mood swings: chocolate, cats, wine, Black cohosh, divorce Weight gain: diet, exercise, bigger clothes Hot Flushes: fan, soya, exercise, light clothes, HRT, diet, evening primrose oil Insomnia: Remove clocks, no […]

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The Glass Ceiling

Words for Life 11 The Glass Ceiling The stitched words are taken from Government stats and World Health Stats as well as articles in the Independent and Guardian. Most of the cementing text is my […]

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Life 4 words

Quilt over chair is English piecing over papers, applique, stitch and acrylic paint The words on this quilt are as follows and are a response to the question, Hello Dear, What Did You Do Today? […]