When making these art quilts, I had an idea,”Why not make several different framed art quilts, each one unique, yet designed to be hung together as a grouping?”. Sold together as a group, it would make an attractive display on the wall.
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 A cherry blossom art quilt, it is a big size and all those cherry blossoms took a long Time to make. I took the inspiration photos last spring and I have finally finished my art quilt. That’s a while. I’ve had a few progress reports along the way, so I’m sure that youContinue reading “It’s Blue and Pink and Finshed!!!”
Looking up at the blue sky above, it is filled with pink. The cherry blossoms are blooming. An ART QUILT!
I’ll be included in a magazine, that’s exciting news!
Been busy last few months. Now I’ve caught my breath, I’ve started a new art quilt.This one is an abstract.
A commisioned art quilt. A flame tree;
Do you want to stand out in a crowd of people dressed in black? Wear white.
Contrast can make an impact.
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.
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.
I need to strap myself to my machine and make quilts, lots and lots of quilts,Here is the beginning of #1 , The colors are just wonderful. Wish I took time to write down my color formulas but no, it’s always a little bit of this and a bit of that
I had a nice experience that I thought I’d share. The state of Oregon purchased four of my art quilts. You may wonder why would a state need art quilts? They were needed because the old Oregon State Hospital was just that, old. Repairs and improvements had been made over the years, but it had reached the point that the state decided they needed a new one.
That new facility has just reached completion. the new beautiful Oregon State Hospital and new beautiful buildings need to be decorated. So art needs to be purchased. This is where I came into the picture,as well as other artists.. This is the same hospital that the old
movie “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” was filmed in. Do you remember this movie?