Quilters Companion

In the studio with Jennifer Corkish

Those looking for a sea change are usually keen to move to a more peaceful life by the beach, but Jennifer Corkish is looking at her move as a chance to change her outlook, take on a new creative bent and challenge herself in her art. Jennifer was originally a Sydney girl, but 20 years ago she moved to Mittagong in NSW’s Southern Highlands to bring up her son — “though he’s now moved back to Sydney for his work in film!”

It’s time now for a change of residence and she is waiting for the right house to appear in Callala Bay, a small town on the south coast of New South Wales. Callala Bay is situated on the northern shore of Jervis Bay, about 20 minutes drive from

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