A new art quilt , bonus tuturial on raw edge applique

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”

Something I’ve been working on

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”

Sneak Preview-Susan Brubaker Knapp

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”

Spell check, silk painting & applique.!

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.!”

Some progress on thread painting the floral quilt

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”

I’m focused and working on those art quilts! BONUS!!!A tutorial on raw edge appliqué

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

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