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I am a quilter living in Woodbridge, Suffolk who has made quilts since I was a teenager. I also ring bells! Both are great British traditions....I will try to feature some of my antique Welsh and Durham quilts, the quilts I make myself, my quilting activities and also some of my bellringing achievements. Plus as many photos as I can manage. NB: Double click on the photos to see greater detail, then use back button to return to the main page.

Pippa Moss - Hawaiian quilts

My first large Hawaiian Quilt, Lei Neriali or Silversword. Photo taken at a past Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham. The Silversword is an plant endemic to Hawaii, where it grows on the slopes of volcano craters. Blue grey background with navy appliqué, all hand sewn and echo quilted. Poakalain patterns.

Molokama (2010) another traditional pattern from Poakalani of Honolulu. FOQ 2010, and Malvern 2011 where it won  cups for best hand appliqué and best hand quilting. Red and white quilt.

Piilani (2012) - hard to see in the lighting at FOQ 2012, but this is mid purple on a cream background. A traditional pattern from Poakalani. All hand sewn with echo quilting. Went to Malvern where it won the cup for Hand Applique.

Molokama (2013), in Blue and Navy. Wool wadding. Shown here at Nadelwelt,  Karlsruhe in my exhibition of Hawaiian quilts in June 2016

Lei Momi or String of Pearls (2016). This photo was taken at Karlsruhe June 2016. It was not entirely quilted at that point, but everyone seemed interested to see the process.

Quilt exhibited at FOQ August 2019-  Ipu Kukui
Also featured in the 2021 Quilters Guild Calendar.


                                                             Kunawai 2023

                                                      Kikui Nut


                                                            Kikui O Hale Ali'i

Ulu by Elizabeth Akana - I posterised this pattern and amended slightly to get it to the desired size.

Kuuipo  - this was featured in the Quilters Guild 2024 calendar

Jamaican Ginger 2022  Festival of Quilts 2023

Kahili o Enia Pride of India 2023

Sea Life 2022 - Festival of Quilts 2023


  1. I saw your beautiful hawaiian Quilts at the Nadelwelt and I was very impressen!

  2. I visited you at Nadelwelt Karlsruhe and I just love your Hawaiian quilts - I will definitely try to make a mini quilt according to your explanation! Petra

  3. omigosh! i made one hawaiian and loved it...would love to make more...these are sooo beautiful

  4. Wow! Amazing quilts. Very inspirational. I was wondering if you prewashed and ironed the material and if you used the 108 inch wide backs.