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Do you have to be Daddy Warbucks to collect art?

Many people would think that statement was the absolute truth. Nay Nay this is not the case. Need some convincing? This article from ARTINFO  has some interesting insights on that topic. http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/32129/tips-for-novice-collectors/ They present some strong points, here are a few: They make the point that in economic downturns there are fewer buyers resulting […]

Way To Go Betty Busby!

A few updates on the amazing Betty Busby! Opposites Attract” has been selected to be a part of the 2011 Quilt National Show. “Push”, in Quilt Visions in Oceanside, Ca, has been sold from the show to a private collector. “Sandia Mountain Spring” was an award winner at IQA’s “Wonders […]

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!!” .