As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play. Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1
A few months ago I received an email from Geoff Carr of Generation Jones. He and Jon Benyon are planning their next album and if all things go well, another quilt may be the cover art. I've won ribbons and written articles and achieved a few of my quilterly goals but this. This is one… Continue reading This is still one of the biggest highlights of my quilterly career
I mentioned in this post that the Impromptu Lecture with the Village Squares Quilters went well once I'd settled down. Jayne wanted to hear a little more so here I go. Over the last couple of years I've learned that when I get mad I can start talking really slow and very deliberately. When I… Continue reading The Impromptu Lecture
A long time ago quilted totes were all in my thought process. I even approached a book publisher regarding a book, though I never followed through. I still love to make them, though there's not as much time between work and other quilting projects I'm working on. A while back I picked up some microfiber… Continue reading Quilted Microfiber handbag
When I came home from work the other night my sweetie made sure I went to get the mail. He knew I'd be soooo excited to see what arrived. "Gallimaufry" is here! Being asked to have a quilt as cover art on a CD is so exciting. I've enjoyed the process from thinking this was… Continue reading Gallimaufry is here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I mentioned a while back that Geoff Carr of Generation Jones approached me regarding using "Twilight in the Bronx" as cover art on their upcoming CD Gallimaufry. If you head over to their site today take a look at the background - it's "Twilight in the Bronx" and the entire playlist for the CD is… Continue reading CD Cover Art
Elizabeth Rosenberg is developing Venetian Lace Quilts, based on hand tatted lace from Venice. She showed me the piece of lace her current work is based on. The lace is gorgeous! These women work long hours each day creating intricate pieces. When Elizabeth showed me the lace she brought home from Venice I saw something… Continue reading Quilting, Quilting, Quilting and an idea finally