Quilts by Jan T

Many quilts by Jan T

Although I have participated in many, many group exhibitions and mounted three solo shows, lots of my quilts were not made to be exhibited — quilts for family and friends, commissioned quilts, and others made by me, and by my students, to give to charity.


Now a retired quiltmaker, I loved the process of starting with a photo, imagining a quilt design, and then producing in fabric what was in my head. I use the same process to paint pictures now.

Enjoy the quilts. Read about the inspirations that drew me to make them. Perhaps you might be inspired to mount a solo art/quilt exhibition yourself. VBG

Group versus Solo Quilt Shows

What's the difference?

  • Group quilt exhibitions are when quilt guilds (groups) hold a display of quilts as a group, quilts that have been produced by many of their members.
  • Solo quilt exhibitions are, as the name implies, exhibitions of quilts made by a single person.

I have participated in many group exhibitions in both local, interstate and overseas venues, and have mounted four solo exhibitions, the first at the launch of my first book — Designing Quilts is Fun in 1990.

Since that first one, I have produced three more solo exhibitions. My last solo quilt exhibition before I retired was an invited exhibition for a large craft expo in West Australia. 

Solo Exhibitions

by Jan T

One more "exhibition?"

I have had one other solo quilt exhibition, if you can call one quilt an exhibition.

Single quilt flies solo

Singer Sewing Machines Australia toured my commissioned quilt, I've Always Been A Singer Fan, across China and Asia during Singer's 150th year celebrations. It was much admired, apparently.

Quilts for Others

Quilts made for others who are in need

Margaret's Charity Quilts

Student Margaret made several quilts for those in need.

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