Don’t tell me I can’t do that!
I’m working on the Elizabeth Barton Master Class assignment for this month which calls for “lost edges”. Lost edges recede into the background to create the illusion of form. It was a new concept to me-or so I thought. The more I researched it the more I realized I knew exactly what it was. And […]
Please Don’t Try This at Home, or, How to Care for Your Slider
Sometimes I have a forehead-slap moment. This has been a tough week. I have many simultaneous projects/commitments and I’m trying to finish a piece for the Pacific International Quilt Festival deadline-yeah, that’s 12 days from now. So I’m petal-to-the-metal trying to get this piece done. My plan for this piece is to create acres of […]
A Ribbon and the Story Behind the Quilt!
I am thrilled to share that my wholecloth quilt, “Morning Breeze” received a Second Place ribbon at Pacific International Quilt Festival last week! I can’t wait to get the judges’ comments back-I am much more interested in learning how I can improve than I am the kudos though. This is one of my largest quilts […]
Shameless Self Promotion-Long Beach Version
I am working on one last sample for my International Quilt Festival-Long Beach class: “Lazy Daisy Table Topper”. We’ll make this adorable table topper in class, but it’s really about the technique. This is such a fun class-it’s a forgiving, creative and versatile technique. There are some openings in that class yet my “Yes You […]
SAQA Donation Quilt-2013
After last week’s playtime with my hand dyed wool/sheer/cutwork piece, I was inspired to pull out a hand dyed wool piece I had purchased at my guild’s show in Feb. Patty Henderson dyed this beautiful piece and I knew I had to use it in a similar way. Spring is busting out all over Northern […]