10″ x 10″painted, stamped and machine stitched I created this miniature quilt, after creating 74 Artist Trading cards for a Certified Zentangle® Teacher card swap. I wrote about the process used in April, 2014 on my blog and again in an article for the December 2014 – January 2015 issue Quilting Arts Magazine.
Black Mountain Goats
Approx. 48″ x 34″machine stitched, free motion quilted I designed, created, and donated this quilt to be raffled as a fund raising item for the Combined Federal Campaign. It was designed to recognize one of our local fire lookouts and the mountain goats that inhabit the area. With over 250 hours invested, I was delighted […]
30″ x 39″machine stitched, free motion quilted I designed and created this quilt in a class with Quilt Artist Ruth McDowell. The design idea started with a photograph taken by the son of my friend Penny. This is one of my all-time favorite pieces. I love the joyful color.
Approx. 12″ x 16″layered, fused, stitched, melted polyester I created the stitched, burned, and melted Treasure Chest piece in response to an art challenge using the word “Treasure” and my love of the work by Susan Lenz. Click to view the detail image larger:
The Birthday Girl
Approx. 18″ x 24″whole cloth, hand painted, machine and hand stitched I created The Birthday Girl quilt at a June 2014 workshop with Susan Shie in Wooster, Ohio. The Birthday Girl began as a single white fabric that was drawn on and hand painted. Words were added using an Airpen.
Wool Applique Bird
Approx. 18″ x 24″pieced wool and cotton, machine and hand stitched I started the Wool Applique Bird wall quilt in a one day workshop with Sue Spargo. (www.suespargo.com) I enjoyed creating the stitches, choosing the yarns, and completing the handwork so much that I added fabric to the original piece to make it larger and […]
Approx. 6″ by 6″woven cotton strips, painted fabric, hand stitched I created this mini-quilt to honor a departing co-worker. We shared some wonderful walks on our morning breaks and often enjoyed blackberries along the way. Click to view the back image larger: