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My newest art quilts

Contrast, make your art quilts POP!

 

Put two opposites side by side, what happens?

How do you stand out in a crowd of people dressed in black?

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I make art quilts for sale and  I do silk paintings. I want my work

to get noticed. Do you want art work that stands out on your walls?

Contrast can make a big difference.

Strong contrasts make things  stand out, they are noticed  immediately, commanding  your attention. A strong contrast will intensify the impact of the contrasting items.

The definition of the word contrast is the state of being strikingly different from something else, typically something in juxtaposition or close association.

Why my interest? I’ve been thinking about contrasts lately and more to the point, how can they be used effectively in to create interesting fiber art quilts.  I’ll get to that query later. But first I have one of my little stories to relate.

   Sane or insane? Earthling or alien?

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What’s This? Am I Going Traditional?

Here’s a new quilt for a baby girl. It has a tea party theme, with hand turned applique on the teapots and cups.

I’ve made a few traditional quilts lately, a change from my usual art quilts. I’ve just been in the mood for some traditional quilting. Continue reading What’s This? Am I Going Traditional?