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 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”
Susan Brubaker Knapp, quillt artist, art quilters, interviews with art quilters,
Wendy Sheppard-Just look at that quilting I first became acquainted with Wendy Sheppard through Diane Gaudynsi’s website. She was in the section of blog’s that Diane follows. Well, any blog that Diane Gaudynsi follows must be top notch, so I checked it out immediately! WOW, Wendy knocked my socks off, I could immediately see theContinue reading “Wendy Sheppard A Rising Star & and I knew her when…”
Another original silk painted art quilt from Asian Art And quilts. Heron, Cat tails & Moon
I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.
Here’s the finished art quilt.
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
I was asked to submit some of my art quilts in a textile art exhibt; Second Skin Textile Art Exhibit. It is being held in New Hope, Pa at the New Hope Art Gallery Sept 11 – Oct 9th. Here’s a copy of the flyer, with my art quilt pictured on the back!