Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Monday, June 21, 2021
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Monday, April 19, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
I started with a background color that reflects my blue mood as I am submerged in grief.
Merill Comeau ‘s Challenge asked us to self reflect and pick text to create our work.
Spring means new growth and hope to me. I appliqued and paper pieced flowers and flourishes and embellished with beads, trims and hand embroidered the rain and flowers
Combined 3 challenges in one.
TextileArtist.org Community Stitch Merill Comeau Challenge 2021: use text
Needlework and Textile Guild of Michigan challenge #7: Hurry Spring
Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild Challenges to Connect: April Showers Bring May Flowers
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
We are creating pages for the Artist Fiber Book Collective. Made this page for Pat who chose a Seasons theme for her book.
Cottons, opalescent fabrics, net, beads, sequins
Friday, March 19, 2021
Combined great ideas from two workshops to create this paper quilt. Loved Sue Stone's video on composition and border colors and Margarita Korioth's techniques for creating paper-cloth.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Corona sun, the storm is upon us.
It feels like we are living a crazy movie!
Crazy quilted sails, mask, felted boat, vaccine, silk ribbon embroidered moire frame
Every cloud has a silver lining... the best is yet to come!
Combined two challenges..one for You’re Crazy and another for March Madness
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Combined two challenges in one.
Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild Challenges To Connect asked us to use a quote without text.
Claire of The Artist Fiber Book Collective wanted us to do our favorite quote.
My Favorite Quote is Count Your Smiles!
This is the front, back and work in progress
8x8. 8x16 folded
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The challenge name, Snails Trail, inspired my quilt. Instead of piecing, I decided to applique it. Snails are associated with slow speed and patience. The quote follows the snail's trail into the light.
Applique, text printed on fabric, metallic net, free motion quilting
Monday, February 1, 2021
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Thursday, January 7, 2021
The Project Quilting challenge this week was to use gray and yellow. I started with an
illuminated frame on a mirror and made a quilt to fit. Beads, cotton, fiberglass window screen, polyvinyl
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
On October 14, 2020, a major news story from the oldest continually published daily US newspaper (founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1801) with the fourth largest circulation today was censored. The New York Post could not even post their own news story nor could their news be shared by Facebook and Twitter users. Never before has the freedom of the press and freedom of speech been silenced in the history of the US.
Friday, October 9, 2020
The 2020 vote will determine America’s future and freedom.
Made a list from A to Z of each political party, designed the quilt in software. Some text is printed on fabric, some are diecuts.
Cotton, net, charms, trims