Category Archives: Techniques

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Strings Attached: New Mexico Sunset

A few posts ago, I gave you a sneak peek at part of this piece…the “headdress”. It is composed of a quilted fabric embellished with irrigation tubing and newspaper yarn. The body of the piece is made from newspaper, sewn

Expanding on an idea

In a previous post, I discussed the piece SOMETIMES I GO TO PIECES. I painted a huge amount of canvas strips for that piece, tried to use them on another piece, but it just didn’t make it. I ran across

Expanding on an idea

In a previous post, I discussed the piece SOMETIMES I GO TO PIECES. I painted a huge amount of canvas strips for that piece, tried to use them on another piece, but it just didn’t make it. I ran across

At It Again

I am painting, cutting, and folding again. I started with white Pima cotton for the first set of boats I made for I’m All Tied Up at the Moment. This time I started with a batik fabric and washed it

At It Again

I am painting, cutting, and folding again. I started with white Pima cotton for the first set of boats I made for I’m All Tied Up at the Moment. This time I started with a batik fabric and washed it

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

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

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.

It’s a New Year

It’s a new year and time to get back to the studio.  Those of you who know me realize that I have been suffering with arthritis for years.  This fall, I had bilateral hip replacement, so I can now move

It’s a New Year

It’s a new year and time to get back to the studio.  Those of you who know me realize that I have been suffering with arthritis for years.  This fall, I had bilateral hip replacement, so I can now move