A Look Back Over My Shoulder, A glance At The Past

It felt good to have finished my Iris quilt. It’s hanging in it’s new spot in it’s new home. I did this commission for a friend, who commissioned it as a gift for one of her friends. It’s such a good feeling when you’re happy with the result of a work you started. I thinkContinue reading “A Look Back Over My Shoulder, A glance At The Past”

Blue and Pink

Looking up at the blue sky above, it is filled with pink. The cherry blossoms are blooming. An ART QUILT!

Contrast, make your art quilts POP!

Do you want to stand out in a crowd of people dressed in black? Wear white.
Contrast can make an impact.

Wear white.

Strong contrasts make things stand out, they are noticed immediately, commanding your attention. A strong contrast will intensify the impact cf the contrasting items. What this brings to my mind is an image of a elderly woman with bright dyed red hair pulled into two pigtails, one on either side of her head.This all goes to show how memorable contrasts can be.

Update, Whew. I’ve Been Keeping Busy

I’ve been working fast and furious to finish several projects. I thought you might like to see a few of the finished fiber art quilts.

Asian Hand Painted Art Quilt Heron under the moon

This is the 4th in a series of Asian Fusion art quilts. I hand painted the silk used in this piece. I appliqued the heron and other elements on.  Each feather in the heron was appliqued & the result was worth the extra effort. It has an Asian feel but is modern as well. IContinue reading “Asian Hand Painted Art Quilt Heron under the moon”

Silk painted art quilt, Everything Under the Sun

Just posting my latest silk painted art quilt. I love the way silk seems to reflect the color, and I’m all about color, if you haven’t guessed! This is an original hand painted silk art quilt. I hand painted the background fabric and the individual elements. Then I appliquéd them on. The thread painting and quilting add to the designContinue reading “Silk painted art quilt, Everything Under the Sun”

TWO PEONIES , POPPIES and a FOXGLOVE a botanical art quilt

I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.

Here’s the finished art quilt.

Art quilt “Jelly Fish Love” is finished. What a fun custom order.

When I got the request for this custom order for 2 jelly fish featured in an art quilt, I would never have thought of doing a wall hanging with this theme. But the more I thought about the request, the more excited I got about the idea. It was intriguing and interesting, and fun to work out how to go about it. I think that’s part of the enjoyment of creating any sort of art; translating an idea into something concrete. Working out the “how am I gonna do that?” to “I did it and it’s good!!” .

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