Spring, spring , spring
is here. With the prospect of all the lovely flowers to come, another thing comes to mind, art quilts with wonderful flowers and the sights of spring, summer and even into fall. .
Spring, spring , spring
I'm going to put my big girl pants on! I can fix this mess all by myself!
My art quilts need a new home. My blog theme has imploded and I need to find another.Wordpress has so many new shiney themes that they let you preview to see how they fit, like trying on clothes at a dept.store. Does this fit? How does it look on me?
I’ve been rattling off about being featured in Art Quilting Studio magazine. The feature will follow the progress of making […]
What happened to the time lapse? I haven’t posted any updates on my time-lapse/Hollyhock art quilt lately. The concept of a […]
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?
I must apologize for an attempt last night [a really, really late night attempt] to post these two quilts. Somehow […]
, there is so much beautiful fabric available, it's hard to control the urge to start a new project with every new wonderful fabric you see or buy. It reminds me of a 2 year old running from one toy to the next until he has emptied his whole toy box. I always feel that I'm 4 or 5 projects behind.
I've started work on 3 quilts, don't ask me why. I usually take em one at a time.The silk background is completed and the silk art painting finished. I've just begun the thread work, which is now where near finished as you see. I'll post updated pictures along the wayI added lots of pearl to my paint colors as I mixed them. So to continue the sparkle, shine theme I'm using quite a lot of metallic threads for the thread work.
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.
As many people around the Portland area are aware, the MQX West show opened this week. It was everything I had hoped for and then some. I am sharing my impressions and photos of some of my favorite quilts. Two installments to cover it all.
Marion Barnett, is a Scottish born fiber artist, who now resides in the UK., interview to post nrxt week, keep on the lok out for it.
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
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 […]
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