Archive for April 2012

Results from Surface Design

I recently had lots of fun playing with my art quilt buddies as we learned about ice dyeing and screen printing. The ice dyeing results were absolutely fabulous!  What vivid colors! Click any image for a larger view I used fuschia, golden yellow and lemon yellow dyes.  I expected to get a lot of orange […]

“Sea Star” by Jo-Ann Jensen

I have new artwork on my wall and I love it!  It’s Sea Star, created for me by my good friend, Jo-Ann Jensen.  Here it is installed in my hallway. Click on any image for a larger view I love this location.  The colors look great together and this is a spot where it will […]

Fun with Surface Design

Gee, I had fun today!  I met up with some of my fiber art buddies for play and experimentation.  After donning our face masks, we opened the dye powder jars and were ready to get going. NOTE:  Dye powder is very harmful.  You MUST wear a mask when handling it! Click any image for a larger […]

A New Commission!

I’m delighted to have recieved a commission to create artwork for Nemours Children’s Hospital, in Orland0, FL!  The client wanted to purchase this piece, Natural Progression: Click any image to enlarge However, this piece has sold, so I’ve been requested to make something similar.  Having not worked with an Art Design Service, before, I was […]

Instant Art Quilts in The Villages – Part Two

Day Two at The Villages brought another Instant Art Quilt class.  And once again, the students rose to the challenge. Click any image for a larger view Brenda worked with a variety of fabrics to create her background: a tricky task that she managed extremely well.  A fabric with hot tropical foliage provided the perfect […]

Instant Art Quilts in The Villages – Part One

I recently taught two Instant Art Quilt classes in The Villages, FL.  (Yes, that’s the name of the community.)  Geared toward retirees, it’s made up of multiple idyllic villages , with a TON of available activities and amenities – including a quilt club with around 700 members!!!  As always in this class, the ladies were a little […]

Phone Art

Ooh, I’m a happy girl!  Just check out my new phone cover. It’s a custom design featuring one of my quilts, along with the name of my website.  Now, how cool is that?  I feel so professional with this slick little number.  I’m afraid I’m having a little too much fun showing it off, though.  I even […]

The Appeal of Distant Vistas

I’m currently part of a two-person show at a local performing arts center.  Called “Visions and Vistas,”  I mostly selected quilts depicting Florida vegetation for it.  But, at the 11th hour, I added this quilt, Mountain Meadows. Click any image for a larger view. As the only piece with a distant view, I was afraid it might not look […]