Hi…  my name is Cath and I am ex-pat Aussie who is now calling Portland Oregon home.  blog photo

I have been quilting on and off for many years but now find myself with time to explore and challenge myself.    This is my attempt to log my adventure in quilting.

If you want to know a little more check out my post for the Blog Hop

Please feel free to email me at wombatquilt@gmail.com.

39 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi, my name is Elisabeth and I am executive co-producer and host of Oregon Quilting TV series. the programs are on the web site. Information about where we tape the program is also on the web site. You would be welcome to come and join us anytime. In February, we will be working on blocks for Quilts of Valor following the taping of the TV program.

  2. I have nominated your blog for the Versatile Blogger Award. Visit my blog on Friday, February 8, 2013 for details. You may choose not to accept the award. If you choose not to, just know that I enjoy reading your blog and find it to be a valuable resource. :o)

  3. Hi Cath, I appreciate your visit to Sew Fresh Quilts and for leaving a comment about my Flowers in the Sun quilt. Just wanted to let you know that you are a no-reply blogger. So, I could not send you a reply through email.

  4. I do lots of fiber arts stuff but always found quilting boring, not to mention my mom has been a quilter my whole life so I never felt the need to quilt, but you make it look so fun I may try it again! Thanks for the like and I look forward to reading your blog!

  5. Hi
    I’m the current chair for lectures and workshops for Emerald Valley Quilters in Eugene, OR and I’m interested in having you visit our guild. Here’s our site http://members.efn.org/~evq/

    I see you were at the Modern Quilt Guild in Portland. Do you visit others? Would you please send me your fee schedule?

    Lillian 541-852-6866

  6. Hi, just letting you know I’ve nominated you for a Wonderful Team Member Readership Award (great name hey!) I’ve put a link to your blog on my post, don’t feel obliged to accept! Amy

  7. Hi Kath
    , thanks for stopping by my blog, addicted-to-fabric.blogspot.com. I love your choice of fabrics! You’re my kind of quilter! I have decided life is too short to make quilts with fabrics that don’t excite me!

    • Mary

      I absolutely agree about using fabric you love. Though I occasional enjoy the challenge of making something from fabric I would not usually use (always mixed in with my faves). Sometimes it works. Sometimes it falls a little flat.

  8. I saw your blog on the Portland Modern Quilt Guild blog roll…I absolutely love the print and color choices in your quilts. They’re all so unique! You have a great eye.

  9. Hi CathI cannot reply to your comment about the tote bag swap as you show up as a no repl blogger for me. EEEEK! I just finished my tote bag. Using Elizabeth Hartman’s pattern worked really well. You can do it!!! Cathy @ blueberry patch

    • Thanks for the compliment. I really do love that I am so inspired by what I see online and that others are inspired by what I make. It is one of the fabulous things about quilting. It is truly a creative dialogue.

  10. Your site is great and tho this is my first visit , I don’t want it to be my last !

    Can you tell me how to sign up got your newsletters or sign up to your site

    Thank you

    • Hi Leslie. On the right side my site there are a number of ways to follow…you can press the Follow this Blog button which will send you an email, or press the Bloglovin or Feedly buttons which will allow you to follow me using those specific sites. You can also follow or friend me on Facebook where a link to my site is posted ever time I post new content. Let me know if you have an problems…and thanks for stopping by.

  11. Hi, Cath: Just wanted to let you know that I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! If you choose to participate, there are some requirements that you can see on my latest post at onemillionstitches.wordpress.com. Your blog has definitely been an inspiration and I love your star addiction. Definitely makes me want to try paper piecing again.

  12. Fabulous !!!
    Have just been told about “wombat”.
    Love your quilts. Adore your fabric choice and colors.
    Please keep giving us “quilters” your wonderful creative works of art.
    Cheers Eileen

  13. Hi Cath My Name is Lisa and would love to use your paper pattern starry night for the fatquarterly magazine? Just wondering if that is ok with you giving that I will put all your details in to get to your patterns and blog? I love them all so much. I want to make a whole quilt!
    Would love to hear back from you Cheers Lisa

      • Hi Cath! Sorry you have misunderstood me I am making a mini quilt using your starry night pattern and want to put it into the paper pieced fat quarterly issue. Would love to direct people to your site so they can use your patterns as well! I wanted to make sure it was ok with you first? I was going to make 4 blocks and make a mini quilt? Thanks for getting back to me! Would love to here from you or email me. Cheers Lisa Chambers

  14. Hello, Cath!
    This is Penny B., the drop-in at the March charity quilt at MD. I wasn’t able to attend the March meeting but will try to make the April or May meeting. I’m really looking forward to meeting you again and other members of the guild! Your work is fab! Penny

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