A new new art quilt and a silk painting from fiber artist Barbara Harms. Natural themes, a beautiful red egret stand at the water’s edge. The turquoise water sparkles and glimmers as the light of late afternoon is reflects from the water. The other is a impressionist style silk painting of a soft dreamy garden.
I vacillate between ” This is too insanely wild” and “Oh I’m just having a little fun”. I ask myself “If I ever finished it, would I have the nerve to put it in my shop?” I haven’t got a clue, but in the meantime, I still just having fun.
Pleas allow me to make excuses I have to admit it, lately I’ve been a little neglectful of my blog, posts have been a little sparse. The problem is, I’m running around in circles, like a dog chasing his tale. Recently I received a copy of the final edit from the editor of Art QuiltingContinue reading “The Race Is On or Would You Care For a poppy?”
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”
I’ve finished ! “Seuss Over Youse” is all done. It was loads of fun, I will miss thing two and thing oneT
Enough of this sillyness, I’ve run out of material anyway. But you have to admit I made the effort!
I love cherry trees, it’s breath taking to see each new tree as it is in full bloom. I love the romance of the pink “snow” which covers the ground after the blossoms fall. I love that glorious spectacle that occurs every year. The fact that it lasts for only a brief time, makes theContinue reading “Cherry Blossoms time, the theme of my new art quilt”
not wanting to waste this beautiful silk on the wrong design. I’d look at it from time to time, waiting for inspiration to hit me. Finally the light bulb went off over my head, I know just what I’m going to do!!
Here’s the latest art quilt I’ve been working on, like a busy little bee. love the wild abandon , the bold color. I gave myself permission go with my inclinations. It was made with the intention of a companion piece that harmonized with my last abstract quilt, “Down the Rabbit Hole”.
As you may have knticed I have a lot of photos included in my art quilt blog pages, this is ovbously because I enjoy photographty and I enjoy making art quilts as well. I am sure you are all aware that I will soom be opening my my art web site. I’ll give more details later.
I plan on keeping my etsy shop open to carry all sorts of non art items
This impressionistic style reminds me of a painting. When the sunrise streaking the sky purple & pink .The light falls on the garden, filling it with color and light much as the silk used reflects color luminously I like to have my first cup of coffee in the garden, admiring the
These first 2 pictures were sent to me by my client showing her quilt installed and hanging in it’s new home. She’s happy with it, her interior decorator is happy and I’m happy.
Where we left off on this tutorial & the making of two art quilts was all the bits and pieces had been cut out and fused to the background fabric. But now we need to finish the edges to prevent fraying and make it more finished looking. You notice that the pieces have been layered yet the top layer with daisies is asContinue reading “Raw edge applique tutorial demo on two art quilts part 2”