Some help with shading on your thead painting & two quilts finished

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.

Something I’ve been working on

Just out! Original hand painted silk abstract art quilt with applique in dreamy colors[ how’s that for a run on sentence?].  It’s purple, lime green,-blue and turquoise. The un-conventional quilting mimics the abstract background in shapes and colors. It’s 32 X 16. And..it just happens to be for sale…so contact me if interested. It’ s for sale at a veryContinue reading “Something I’ve been working on”

Summer Colors in a Silk Art Quilt

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”

Field of Wildflowers 2 Robin Eggs

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”

Starry Night a new commissioned quilt

A few pictures of a new commissioned art quilt I’m working on for a very sweet customer. This is her 2nd commissioned order and we’re planning a third. I love commissions, customers come up with ideas for quilts that never occurred to me. It is fun to get a fresh perspective and to run with their ideaContinue reading “Starry Night a new commissioned quilt”

Tend Our Earth- Will We Cry When?…silk art quilt

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”

Grab your sunglasses Molly!It’s a bright silk painted art quilt

Original abstract art quilt. Hand painted silk non-conventional contemporary quilting

Sunflowers in the setting sun new 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”

TWO PEONIES , POPPIES and a FOXGLOVE a botanical art quilt

I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.

Here’s the finished art quilt.

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