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!’..
As promised, I’ll share a few more quilts from the big MQX show. Did I mention last post, that there seemed to be more quilts with glimmer and shimmer? I had to find out which methods were used.
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”.
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
Most quilters are a good lot. They laugh, have fun and have a healthy sense of humor…I attended a quilt show where there was a display that was the cutest and most imaginative one I can think of.
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.
Bright enough for you? I like color!
Here’s my newest art quilt. I have had a lot of interesting results with combining the colored acrylic inks and silk paints. This is a good example. The abstract back drop inspired the theme. I love the orange, yellow and gold colors The flowers were painted and appliqued, and finally finished with thread painting. I didContinue reading “Summer Colors in a Silk Art Quilt”
I live in Oregon, home to hippies, yuppies, up and coming professionals, many well to do with the resources to support their impeccable taste, artisans, and yes, many of us regular middle class folks. There is a great cultural scene here. Much diversity from Portland to Eugene and every city in between. Yet with all theContinue reading “Affordable Original Art-No Kidding!!AND I’LL PROVE IT!!!”
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”
I just completed a new hand painted silk art quilt. I want some new pieces for the First Friday Art Walk this Friday in Portland OR. . I really loved doing this one, The sunflowers with each and every petal was also hand painted and individually appliquéd on. I quilted the sunset in the bottom left corner overContinue reading “Sunflowers in the setting sun new art quilt”