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.
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’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
A few posts back, I mentioned an unfinished project I had restarted. Was I just having a little free motion fun? Or was I seriously considering this a legitimate quilt? Was this my guilty little pleasure, like some low brow TV show that you enjoy, but would never admit it?
The following week, when I heard a phone carrier sales guy say that they would be receiving a small shipment of iPhone 6eswas come in phones coming in on that very week. If you were in that line, you might be able to get one of those phones. Well I was going to get one of those phones! I immediately began to form a plan to ensure I got one. And by golly I was going be first in that line, make no mistake.
I flew out of bed when that alarm went off. Threw on some clothes, no coffee , no makeup or hair fixing, I don’t even know if I ran a comb through it , nothing. I just got in that csr and flew.The mob frenzy mentality had set in, and my “dignity”flew right out of the door. I was going to first in that line. I would need to be there at 4:30 AM, meaning getting up at about 3:45 A
An new owner of one of my art quilts found an interesting benefit in hanging fiber art.
An art quilt could add a level of comfort, I can see how it would feel more like home and less like an office. When she mentioned it, I thought of how comforting it was as a child, being wrapped in Grandma’s quilt. It would also block out the sounds of a noisy city, much more relaxing.
Here is my latest quilt, just finished and posted on Etsy. I know you’ve seen it, a few peeks here and there. I hand painted the silk then added a bit of applique. and then the thread painting commenced. As I mentioned somewhere [was it here? I don’t know] I don’t design any of myContinue reading “Two Daisies, I’m Just Having Some Fun”
Hand painted silk art quilt Sunrise in the Garden I’ve been working on a series af garden themed art quilts, and this is the latest. It is an original hand painted silk wall hanging. Extensive applique was used from the hollyhocks, daises, & black eyed susans right down to the wee bee and dragonfly/damselfly. Here’sContinue reading “Sunrise in the Garden silk art quilt”
I just completed a new hand painted silk art quilt. I want some new pieces for the First Friday Art Walk this Friday in Portland OR. . I really loved doing this one, The sunflowers with each and every petal was also hand painted and individually appliquéd on. I quilted the sunset in the bottom left corner overContinue reading “Sunflowers in the setting sun new art quilt”
A new collection of Asian Fusion art quilts. Hand painted silk with hand painted elements appliquéd on.