fun, quilt desgin, quilt shop, quilting

Who knew?

That the quilting adventure for today would include sitting on the floor of the City Quilter with this delightful quilter/artist?  Well it did. Melly and I spent about 2 hours at the City Quilter looking at her printed fabric, talking patterns and trying out solids that might pair well.  I ooohed and ahhed, Oh Melly!… Continue reading Who knew?

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Fantastic Art “Name” and “Woman”

In sharing yesterday's art homework on my blog post Wherein I copy Debby's homework. Truth is I didn't really copy Debby's homework. I did my own homework. I did my own homework and I like it.   After finishing the first piece, title "Name" I kept going.  Just to add a bit of commentary I… Continue reading Fantastic Art “Name” and “Woman”

art, Benartex, how to choose fabric, quilt desgin

Wherein I copy Debby’s homework

Debby told on herself yesterday and I'm being a bit of a copycat (this is a bit of an inside joke between the two of us, for our own amusement) today and just coming right out with it.  I'm taking Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques on Coursera.  Debby first introduced me to Coursera by… Continue reading Wherein I copy Debby’s homework

art, beauty, fun, garden, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

@play a bit behind the scenes and the full quilt

I'm going to make a bit of a confession here.  It's challenging to admit this because although in thinking about it my facebook postings while I was in the middle of quilting "@play" gave a clear indication of where I was headed at the time.  I kept talking about the quilt as "the unruly teenager"… Continue reading @play a bit behind the scenes and the full quilt

quilt shows, quilting, teaching

AQS Lancaster part 2

I really like to see how quilters and artists interpret things. My first impression of the quilt on the left is that of a dart board.  But no, this is not a dart board, it's Ezekiels Wheel.  It's beautiful.  I love how Julia "robbed Peter to pay Paul" to create the wheel.   The colors are… Continue reading AQS Lancaster part 2