Archive for November 2012

“York Wall” – Back at It

After pulling “York Wall” from the UFO pile, I began to work on it in earnest.  My goal was to make it looser than my earlier attempt.  This meant more patterned and colored fabrics, and more roughly cut pieces. I started with the sky, using a variety of fabrics (rather than the sole fabric I […]

Started 9 Years Ago

In 2002, my family went on a wonderful vacation to Britain.  We had a fantastic time and I took a ton of pictures.  This one was my favorite, showing the sun shining golden on the old York city wall. (Click any image to see a larger view.) Gorgeous, right?  I thought so, and I decided […]

“SAQA in Florida” Part Two

Check out more of the exciting art on display in the “SAQA in Florida” exhibit. “Old Old Path” by Mary Rhopa la Cierra has a wonderful sense of depth. Click any image for a larger view She created her art with many small pieces of HAND stitched fabric.  Wow! Nearby was Juanita Yeager’s lovely painted quilt […]

“SAQA in Florida” Exhibit

The Peabody Auditorium, in Daytona Beach, FL, is currently showing “SAQA in Florida,” an exhibit of thirty art quilts made by Florida members of Studio Art Quilt Associates. I got to see the exhibit over the weekend, and was very impressed with it.  The Best of Show was Barbara Watler’s “Transitions.” Click on any image […]

Color and Creativity in Colorado

Oh my.   It seems that Colorado is a hot bed of quilt activity.  On my recent trip there, I got to meet a lot of wonderful quilters, teach a class, and learn about the many quilt events going on.  Wow, those folks stay busy! Our Double Reverse Applique class was lots of fun.  Everyone was very […]

Quilts on Tour: Daytona Beach and West Palm Beach

My art is on the go in November.  “Crotons” will be on view at The World Quilt Show – Florida IV, which runs from November 8-10, in West Palm Beach, FL.  This is always an exciting show, with lots of great quilts and vendors. Click any image for a larger view And, if you’re going to […]

Mountain Impressions

Well, I did it.  I had those mountain images in my head so much that I just had to do a quick collage.  This time with magazine pages. I wanted to depict the blue sky, snow-covered mountain tops, and bare Aspen trees.  I looked at several photos to get me going, but I relied primarily on […]