I had a recent commission I’ve been working on, that contains lots of applique.I thought “what a nice opportunity to follow the progress of making a art quilt and give a bit of a tutorial on raw edge applique in the process”. I’m sure everyone has their own system and tips, here’s a few of my own, learnedContinue reading “A new art quilt , bonus tuturial on raw edge applique”
Just out! Original hand painted silk abstract art quilt with applique in dreamy colors[ how’s that for a run on sentence?]. It’s purple, lime green,-blue and turquoise. The un-conventional quilting mimics the abstract background in shapes and colors. It’s 32 X 16. And..it just happens to be for sale…so contact me if interested. It’ s for sale at a veryContinue reading “Something I’ve been working on”
Susan Brubaker Knapp is a fiber artist whose work has gained a great deal of recognition. We see her often in magazines like Quilting Arts and many others. She has several excellent DVDs & books, which offer practical help & are “must haves’” for your quilting library. Her thread work is phenomenal. Her art quilts live up to all the attention they receive & thenContinue reading “Sneak Preview-Susan Brubaker Knapp”
Here’s my latest work in progress. It is utilizing the silk painting skills mentioned on my blog a few days ago. As you can see, here’s one I’m still working on. I’ve obviously finished the silk painting. I’ve finished the appliqué & thread painting on the hollyhocks, now what? The choice of “How am I going to quilt this? ” isContinue reading “Spell check, silk painting & applique.!”
Here’s some progress shots on the new art quilt as promised.
Another original silk painted art quilt from Asian Art And quilts. Heron, Cat tails & Moon
2 new commissioned hand painted silk art quilts completed. There are birds, wisteria, heron, cattails and the moon. Wanna see ?
Worked some more on the quilt in progress, thread painting the flowers. Not done, but it’s coming along. Here’s the progress since last post. That’s it for now. It;s always so strange to me when I make something and then look at it and say to myself; “Self I like this”Continue reading “Some progress on thread painting the floral quilt”
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