Do you remember my earlier post about that light bulb moment when you are suddenly struck with an idea which excites you? This art quilt came from that kind of moment. I think you remember what I’m referring to.. Suddenly, a really, really good idea pops into your head, a this it !Eureka!’..
Have you ever wanted to learn the intimadating art of dying fabric? I know that if you’re a quilt artist , you probley would, that’s if you arn’t already proficent at it
Thanks again to Diannajessie for a mention on her blog.I appreciate it much.
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”.
Spring flowers, who loves them? A huge show of hands go up in response, in our minds anyway. How many of us lose our breath over beautiful flowers?
I promised that this week I’d share a new thread painting technique I recently learned.This little trick solves a common problem that can rear it’s ugly head if you are doing very heavy, thick coverage in one pacticular spot
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”
Ann Johnston- A multifaceted woman. Known to many as an international expert on fabric dyeing, however she is a quilter first and foremost.
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, quillt artist, art quilters, interviews with art quilters,