Category Archives: Art quilts

Sometimes I Go To Pieces

Sometimes I Go To Pieces is a textile construction that started as an experiment but developed into a completed piece. It is on display at the Rotunda Gallery. I was playing with painting or dying canvas, working both wet and

Sometimes I Go To Pieces

Sometimes I Go To Pieces is a textile construction that started as an experiment but developed into a completed piece. It is on display at the Rotunda Gallery. I was playing with painting or dying canvas, working both wet and

One week and Done

The Structural Diversity show of art quilts at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe ends next Friday.  Thanks to all of you who visited and left such lovely comments in the guest book. Last weekend was the last official

One week and Done

The Structural Diversity show of art quilts at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe ends next Friday.  Thanks to all of you who visited and left such lovely comments in the guest book. Last weekend was the last official

Madrid Studio Closing

I am closing my studio in Madrid this summer.  I loved being here, but have been offered a wonderful opportunity to create large textile work for an exhibit in 2018.  I will forgo my retail space in Madrid to work

Madrid Studio Closing

I am closing my studio in Madrid this summer.  I loved being here, but have been offered a wonderful opportunity to create large textile work for an exhibit in 2018.  I will forgo my retail space in Madrid to work

STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY EXHIBIT

Please join me at the Opening Reception April 14 from 4-6 at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I have three quilts in this exhibit and would love to share them with you (one of them is on the

STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY EXHIBIT

Please join me at the Opening Reception April 14 from 4-6 at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I have three quilts in this exhibit and would love to share them with you (one of them is on the

Shadow boxed Leaves

These leaves are painted, quilted to felt and cut out along the outer quilting line.  I then burned the felt backing just past the quilting lines.  I used the same process, but much larger, on leaves for a full size

Shadow boxed Leaves

These leaves are painted, quilted to felt and cut out along the outer quilting line.  I then burned the felt backing just past the quilting lines.  I used the same process, but much larger, on leaves for a full size

A NEW QUILT

   I made this quilt, T.A.L.E….There’s Always Loose Ends, to accompany my paintings in the LIMITED VOCABULARY series.  The background is painted and quilted cotton.  The banners hanging along the front of the quilt are constructed of my own hand

A NEW QUILT

   I made this quilt, T.A.L.E….There’s Always Loose Ends, to accompany my paintings in the LIMITED VOCABULARY series.  The background is painted and quilted cotton.  The banners hanging along the front of the quilt are constructed of my own hand

Quilt Hanging System

I installed a new system to display my quilts in the studio.  This rack was originally used to organize architectural plans, but serves my purpose beautifully.  I still have some quilts hung separately on the walls, but this “rack” allows

Quilt Hanging System

I installed a new system to display my quilts in the studio.  This rack was originally used to organize architectural plans, but serves my purpose beautifully.  I still have some quilts hung separately on the walls, but this “rack” allows

Woven felt

   I am continuing to use felt in different iterations.  This time, quilted, layered, stitched and woven, mounted on a gallery canvas.  The weaving is so inticing…let’s go larger!  Happy Holidays…from the studio

Woven felt

   I am continuing to use felt in different iterations.  This time, quilted, layered, stitched and woven, mounted on a gallery canvas.  The weaving is so inticing…let’s go larger!  Happy Holidays…from the studio

Circle of Growth

I completed this piece today, CIRCLE OF GROWTH.  It is done using the same method as the previous pieces,  but this piece is 20×20 inches square.  It is cut, painted and quilted felt. Not seen in this photo, it is

Circle of Growth

I completed this piece today, CIRCLE OF GROWTH.  It is done using the same method as the previous pieces,  but this piece is 20×20 inches square.  It is cut, painted and quilted felt. Not seen in this photo, it is

New in the Studio

   I hung some new work in the studio today.  I have been experimenting with felt and stitching and painting and cutting and quilting  AND “embroidering”…and viola!  Most of these pieces are six inches square, mounted on canvas, and sold

New in the Studio

   I hung some new work in the studio today.  I have been experimenting with felt and stitching and painting and cutting and quilting  AND “embroidering”…and viola!  Most of these pieces are six inches square, mounted on canvas, and sold

Small feather pieces

   I created a few small feathered pieces and presented them in shadow box frames…what fun!  This one is gone, but there are a few new ones in the making… from my Madrid studio

Small feather pieces

   I created a few small feathered pieces and presented them in shadow box frames…what fun!  This one is gone, but there are a few new ones in the making… from my Madrid studio

Finished

  I have finished my fused quilt!  I am pleased with how easily it quilted and how flat it finished.  The pieces do not look separate and layered…much to my surprise.   When I finished the quilting, I thought it

Finished

  I have finished my fused quilt!  I am pleased with how easily it quilted and how flat it finished.  The pieces do not look separate and layered…much to my surprise.   When I finished the quilting, I thought it

SAQA Spotlight Auction

   If you are attending the SAQA Conference, Fiberlandia, in Portland next weekend, please attend the Friday night banquet and bid on one of the many donated quilts made by SAQA members, all presented during the Spotlight Auction.  My donation

SAQA Spotlight Auction

   If you are attending the SAQA Conference, Fiberlandia, in Portland next weekend, please attend the Friday night banquet and bid on one of the many donated quilts made by SAQA members, all presented during the Spotlight Auction.  My donation

Trial and Error

How time flies!  A few weeks ago, I started on a new quilt.  I am using a technique that I haven’t used before, but that many people have used for years…FUSING.  I had a design in my head and I

Trial and Error

How time flies!  A few weeks ago, I started on a new quilt.  I am using a technique that I haven’t used before, but that many people have used for years…FUSING.  I had a design in my head and I

Good News

My quilt, Everyman’s Red Carpet, has been accepted into the Cultural Red exhibit at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe, NM. The gallery space in the state Capitol building is lovely and the show is always hung beautifully. I am

Good News

My quilt, Everyman’s Red Carpet, has been accepted into the Cultural Red exhibit at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe, NM. The gallery space in the state Capitol building is lovely and the show is always hung beautifully. I am

Red Carpet Detail

  This is a detail image of a quilt I completed a few weeks ago.  I have submitted it to a jury, so I do not want to show the entire piece until I know its fate…EITHER accepted or rejected.

Red Carpet Detail

  This is a detail image of a quilt I completed a few weeks ago.  I have submitted it to a jury, so I do not want to show the entire piece until I know its fate…EITHER accepted or rejected.

Online Exhibit

  My quilt, LET’S TAKE A BREAK, has been selected for the inaugural online exhibit, Wild Thing!, at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, CA.   I am thrilled to be included in this selection of wonderful quilt artists.  The

Online Exhibit

  My quilt, LET’S TAKE A BREAK, has been selected for the inaugural online exhibit, Wild Thing!, at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, CA.   I am thrilled to be included in this selection of wonderful quilt artists.  The

Not Accepted

    It’s been a while since I posted, but I HAVE BEEN in the studio!  I will catch you up on some things. I submitted the above quilt to a national show, but it didn’t get in…oh well.  There

Not Accepted

    It’s been a while since I posted, but I HAVE BEEN in the studio!  I will catch you up on some things. I submitted the above quilt to a national show, but it didn’t get in…oh well.  There

A New Quilted Vessel

This vessel is finished and I’m on way way with another one.  NIGHTFALL has been accepted into the SAQA New Mexico show, Beyond Tradition, at the Hubbard Museum in Ruidoso, NM, opening this spring.   I also have some other

A New Quilted Vessel

This vessel is finished and I’m on way way with another one.  NIGHTFALL has been accepted into the SAQA New Mexico show, Beyond Tradition, at the Hubbard Museum in Ruidoso, NM, opening this spring.   I also have some other

A New Year

Happy New Year…a time to plan and start anew….and try for the first time to post from my iPad. 2013 been a very good year. I met many of my goals as far as my quilting is concerned. I entered

A New Year

Happy New Year…a time to plan and start anew….and try for the first time to post from my iPad. 2013 been a very good year. I met many of my goals as far as my quilting is concerned. I entered