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”.
As you may have knticed I have a lot of photos included in my art quilt blog pages, this is ovbously because I enjoy photographty and I enjoy making art quilts as well. I am sure you are all aware that I will soom be opening my my art web site. I’ll give more details later.
I plan on keeping my etsy shop open to carry all sorts of non art items
I promised that this week I’d share a new thread painting technique I recently learned.This little trick solves a common problem that can rear it’s ugly head if you are doing very heavy, thick coverage in one pacticular spot
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.
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
An Asian Style commissioned work, the progression and
completion. A pictorial story.
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.
I thought I’d let you in on a very cool event, especially if you love Bonnie McCaffery & really who doesn’t? She emailed to say that she is offering a large group of her beautiful quilts up for bidding on EBay. She had a previous sale last week and many of those bidding were not quilters,Continue reading “Bonnie McCaffery Fans-The Blue Moon is Rising!”
Ann Johnston- A multifaceted woman. Known to many as an international expert on fabric dyeing, however she is a quilter first and foremost.
I had a recent commission I’ve been working on, that contains lots of applique.I thought “what a nice opportunity to follow the progress of making a art quilt and give a bit of a tutorial on raw edge applique in the process”. I’m sure everyone has their own system and tips, here’s a few of my own, learnedContinue reading “A new art quilt , bonus tuturial on raw edge applique”
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”