Category: Art Quilts

Colorful Umbrella

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I’m wishing for rain to help tamp down the pollen in the air and just because rainy days are fun.

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Happiness is a colorful umbrella on a rainy day (7.5” x 10”)

Small Inspirational Word Quilts

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After make the cards, I had extra prints. So I exchanged the card and paper for small quilt backgrounds and fabric.
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Each one includes a stitched word or phrase and some hand-stitching.
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All nine are currently for sale via GCVA (a local non-profit gallery that is closed during this hunker down period). All proceeds benefit the gallery so your purchase supports the local arts community and can brighten and lighten up your day. Each art quilts is 5”x7″ – $24.00 each with free shipping in US.
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If you’d like to purchase one, contact the gallery via email: gcvamanager@gmail.com

Adjusting My Sails

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I was to leave in in week for conference in Toronto about art quilting. Due to COVID-19, the conference was cancelled,

I have been on the committee helping to plan the conference for more than a year. I spent 6 months organizing lightning talks (20 slides – 20 seconds a slide – for quick 6 minute 40 second presentations). I was excited for the time away and time to connect with my people.

I’m bummed and frustrated and struggling to adjust. I understand the decision to cancel and they are plotting to make the conference virtual which may be nifty, but it doesn’t get me out of my house, out of my comfort zone or give me a much needed break from daily life. I will eventually accept the situation (and just my sails), but it’s okay to grieve for plans you don’t get to see through. Right?

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Adjust the sails (9” x 9”), quilted iron on transfers