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”
Bright enough for you? I like color!
Just finished this one. It reminds me of an impressionist style, a Monet like art quilt?Well that may be a stretch…but anyway it is hand painted silk with the trees, nest and eggs painted separately and appliqued on. I spent a lot of time contemplating how to quilt it. I’m happy with the results, look at the tree trunk and each little flower received thread painting [thereContinue reading “Field of Wildflowers 2 Robin Eggs”
A silk painting wall hanging. This art quilt has a natural theme, birds and the moon.It has been featured in nterior Design Style Gu
Here’s some progress shots on the new art quilt as promised.
This is my latest hand painted silk art quilt. I longing for Spring, are you? I hand painted this original silk art quilt. The flower, dragonfly and jaunty little precariously perched bird were hand painted and then appliqued on. Then I used thread painting to add details, to the flowers, the dragonfly and the other features. I’mContinue reading “Tend Our Earth- Will We Cry When?…silk art quilt”
Original abstract art quilt. Hand painted silk non-conventional contemporary quilting
This is the 4th in a series of Asian Fusion art quilts. I hand painted the silk used in this piece. I appliqued the heron and other elements on. Each feather in the heron was appliqued & the result was worth the extra effort. It has an Asian feel but is modern as well. IContinue reading “Asian Hand Painted Art Quilt Heron under the moon”
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