Posts Tagged: arts

3 Short Notes and Back to Painting

I’m ready to start painting again, but wanted to post a few notes first. A few weeks ago, I attended the SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art) expo in Chicago.  Galleries from around the country represent their best fine craft artists in

3 Short Notes and Back to Painting

I’m ready to start painting again, but wanted to post a few notes first. A few weeks ago, I attended the SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art) expo in Chicago.  Galleries from around the country represent their best fine craft artists in

Studio Tour Quilts Finished and on Display

The Studio Tour Quilts are finished and on display at Lois Duffy Art.  They will be there through Thanksgiving weekend.  The gallery is open on Friday and Saturday from 10-4.  Scroll down for the photos of quilts #2-3. Each quilt

Studio Tour Quilts Finished and on Display

The Studio Tour Quilts are finished and on display at Lois Duffy Art.  They will be there through Thanksgiving weekend.  The gallery is open on Friday and Saturday from 10-4.  Scroll down for the photos of quilts #2-3. Each quilt

Binding the Studio Quilts

The quilting is done, and now the quilts need to be trimmed to size and the binding needs to be sewn on each quilt. The above photo shows the binding as it is finished  (on the left edge) and the

Binding the Studio Quilts

The quilting is done, and now the quilts need to be trimmed to size and the binding needs to be sewn on each quilt. The above photo shows the binding as it is finished  (on the left edge) and the

A Walk in the Wild Exhibit

WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET…72 X 18 This quilt, WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET, will be part of the exhibit “A Walk in the Wild” at the Open Space Visitors Center in Albuquerque, NM.  The opening reception is November 10,

A Walk in the Wild Exhibit

WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET…72 X 18 This quilt, WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET, will be part of the exhibit “A Walk in the Wild” at the Open Space Visitors Center in Albuquerque, NM.  The opening reception is November 10,

Quilting the Studio Quilts

I am in the process of quilting the last Studio Tour quilt.  I am using my mid-arm quilting frame and my Pfaff sewing machine. The first step in the process is to place the backing fabric on the front and

Quilting the Studio Quilts

I am in the process of quilting the last Studio Tour quilt.  I am using my mid-arm quilting frame and my Pfaff sewing machine. The first step in the process is to place the backing fabric on the front and

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 3

Here is a sneak peek at the third…and last… quilt made from the dye painted blocks done by visitors during the studio tour.  This quilt top has much less of my dyed fabric, as the blocks I used from my “visiting artists”

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 3

Here is a sneak peek at the third…and last… quilt made from the dye painted blocks done by visitors during the studio tour.  This quilt top has much less of my dyed fabric, as the blocks I used from my “visiting artists”

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 2

I’ve pieced the second quilt from the blocks made at the studio tour.  In this quilt, I used the blocks that were mostly white with black, yellow and blue.  I dyed some complimentary fabrics in chartreuse and “purply” blue and dye painted those

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 2

I’ve pieced the second quilt from the blocks made at the studio tour.  In this quilt, I used the blocks that were mostly white with black, yellow and blue.  I dyed some complimentary fabrics in chartreuse and “purply” blue and dye painted those