Here’s a couple of new ones. I told you I’m focused and working!!! These 2 are opposites, vibrant and serene, […]
This an old post from a few years ago. After all the sleepless nights, hair pulling and teeth gnashing, not to […]
I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.
Here's the finished art quilt.
Here’s where we are so far; the backing . batting and top background are sandwiched together. I use a spray adhesive […]
So here's the start of several new quilts, more to follow. I'm on a botanical kick, loving the thread painting and hanging on to the last of the flowers as fall approaches. Here's the wee beginnings...
Bonus: a tutorial on raw edge appliqué
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!!" .
I was asked to submit some of my art quilts in a textile art exhibt; Second Skin Textile Art Exhibit. It is being […]
This is a small tea party for a friend who moved away. It involved making and giving a quilt, of course. I confess, I hoard pretty china, how many sets of china can one person use in a lifetime? The dishes you see here were found in a flea market in England and carried back home in a suitcase. I didn't break even 1 plate! How's that for packing?
As I promised, I’m updating my progress on the jelly fish art quilt I’m making for a custom order on […]
I got a request for a custom quilt from a lovely lady involving jellyfish. She wanted an art quilt with 2 […]