I’ve been rattling off about being featured in Art Quilting Studio magazine. The feature will follow the progress of making this quilt, and the inspiration behind it. It was about finding inspiration everywhere and grab a pic of anything that interests you. It doesn’t have to be super high quality photography. Take your phone andContinue reading “Today’s the day, I’m excited!!”
Quilts can be like people, Sometimes quilts just don’t photograph well. Me either, take 100 photos, you won’t get a good one I guarantee. I’m beginning to wonder is this what I really look like?
These parties were all done in the Obsessive Entertaining style. By definition this involves never knowing when enough is enough, that’s my hallmark. I’ll show a couple examples today and save more for the future posts in this series, known as the Obsessive Entertaining Style.
I’m a self taught amatuer and it takes me literally a whole day to do one, not including the baking. At the end of the day’s work. my entire self, kitchen, floor and sink are covered with colored icing & powdered sugar. There’s so many discolored bowls, dishcloth’s and fingers tinted by the cake decorating colors that it looks like an unsupervised 2 year old was let loose, having the best unsupervised time of his life.
“It’s Raining Pink”. This art quilt is from the perspective of looking up the trunk of an old twisted cherry tree. It carries the scars gained from many years. As you look up you see a cloud of pink above. Your eyes follow the slow drift of a pink petal as it finally reaches the ground below your feet, that is covered with pink. Is it raining pink?
Ann Fahl recently sent me her latest,“Applique`Ann’s Way”. I’m positive that this booklet will be welcomed with enthusiasm by quilters everywhere, myself included. . The right instruction can make all the difference.
Ann Fahl has done just that, provided excellent instruction for doing applique`.You’ll find it is easier than you imagined. She has provided clear, easy to follow instructions which simplify the process.
I’ve just recently received a book from the talented UK fiber artist Marion Marnett. Marion has written about a product named Lutradur. As far as I can determine, it seems to be relatively unknown here in the states, certainly used infrequently. .Marion has provided information about what it is,it’s properties & application. I’m curious to learn more, perhaps you will be too.
Barb Olson, I’m sure you’ve heard her name, I know you’ve seen her quilts. She has been recognized in so many articles, magazines, books and certainly quilt shows too numerous to write here… Are you dying to know more about this interesting woman and glean any quilting wisdom and advise she can offer us?I know I am!!! let’s go
Susan Brubaker Knapp, quillt artist, art quilters, interviews with art quilters,
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”
How about a new look for a room? Try murals, hand painted or ready made stickers’? Fun and easy on the pocket book.
The first time I laid eyes on Frieda Anderson’s work, I was instantly in love with her work.What a feast for the eyes! The colors, the designs, the quilting, words can’t describe this wonderful artist’s quilts.