Archive for December 2012

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!  My foyer chandelier, lit by the afternoon sun May you notice all the blessings around you. Ellen Lindner

Wall Interrupted

Remember the quilt I started featuring the old medieval wall in York, England?  Well, I’ve made good progress on it.  Here it is with almost all the components in place. I was happy with the perspective (and happy to have it done,) but it just didn’t excite me somehow.   I realized the inspiration photo had a […]

“Note for a Friend”

I recently made a fabric postcard, and really enjoyed it.  Not only was it fast-ish, but I found that I needed to work slightly differently with the smaller size.  Which made it challenging enough to be intriguing, even on such a small scale. So, I started on a small 5 x 7 piece called “Note for […]

Postcard for a Friend

I’m really fortunate to belong to a wonderful group of fiber artists.  The women all get along beautifully and are completely comfortable with one another.  Add in large doses of creativity and laughter, and we are truly blessed. So, it’s hard when a member moves away.  Thus is the case with our friend, Andrea.  As […]

“Second Look,” a New Article

I’m very happy to have an article, “Second Look,” in the Winter 2012 issue of Art Quilting Studio.  The article is about the way one quilt inspired another.  Can you see it? These pages show the article as published in Art Quilting Studio.  You can find a longer version, with more photos (and better color) […]

The Power of Color

I think color is really important in artwork.  So, I was super happy when my quilt, “Crotons,” won the Best Use of Color award at the World Quilt Show – Florida!  How nice! Click any image for a larger view “Crotons”  I often use complementary, or opposite, colors.  The background above sorta falls into that […]

Make Fabric Envelopes for Those Gift Cards

Are you giving gift cards for Christmas, this year?  If so, you might like to dress them up with fabric envelopes.  They’re super easy to make. See the full tutorial. I’d love to see some of your finished projects! Ellen Lindner P.S.  My current online class, “Sticky Fingers,” has just started, but there’s still time […]