Category: Art Quilts

In Progress and Done

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I’ve been designing some new art quilts for an upcoming art show and paused to snap some photos of the backgrounds before I began stitching. I thought you might like to see how these develop over the next few weeks. IMG_8009-2017-05-25-19-14.jpg
I’m attempting to capture views of Alaska and after quilting the backgrounds, each will have an appliqué girl and/or boy on them.
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A few months ago, I finished this commission quilt. I so enjoy writing with thread.

She Finds Fun

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I’m looking forward to some large chunks of time in my studio this week. I’ve been busy designing new quilts and fusing the backgrounds together. Now it’s time for stitching – my favorite part of the process. I can enjoy the whirl of my sewing machine as I draw with rainbow of threads to create sunset, ocean and mountain scenes.
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She finds fun (6.5” x 14”)

Celebrates Every Day

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“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.” -Melody Beattie
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She celebrated every day (6.5” x 14”)
A little silk goes a long way to make a princess in a magical forest.

Fan Girl Quilter

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I had created the pieced “bolts of fabric” background using strips of an Alison Glass charm pack and a Grunge jelly roll. I added a neutral(ish) Alison Glass print as the wall, but it needed more. Fussy cutting a large scale Alison Glass print as if it were a round quilt on the wall was just what this piece needed. I love the luscious colors in Alison Glass fabrics and this art quilt says that and more!
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Instead of adding my usual bit of chain piecing, I added a partially quilted quilt with yet another Alison Glass fabric.
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She is a fan girl quilter (15” x 21”)

Is one else an Alison Glass fan girl?

Loves Wearing Tutus

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“The world would be a much better place if everyone wore more tutus and tiaras.” -Jane Lee Logan
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She loves wearing a tutu (9” x 13”)