Posts Tagged: fabric art

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

In a Quandary

I am in a quandary. As you know, I love to paint, but I also have found great pleasure in working with textiles again. And loving to paint also works into the fabric sculptures because I paint the fabric. Yes,

A Colorful Triptych

I am still working on my INTENTIONAL SIMPLICITY series. These pieces were made as a triptych, but I was willing to sell them individually. I was happy when they found a new home together and are hung together. Other pieces

A Colorful Triptych

I am still working on my INTENTIONAL SIMPLICITY series. These pieces were made as a triptych, but I was willing to sell them individually. I was happy when they found a new home together and are hung together. Other pieces

CRAFTING ART

I invite you to attend the opening reception of CRAFTING ART: EXPLORATIONS IN MIXED MEDIA. The show is a limited time pop up sale in a beautiful gallery in Silver City, NM. I will be showing my new work along

CRAFTING ART

I invite you to attend the opening reception of CRAFTING ART: EXPLORATIONS IN MIXED MEDIA. The show is a limited time pop up sale in a beautiful gallery in Silver City, NM. I will be showing my new work along

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn

A Finished Few

I mounted four completed pieces today in my yet unnamed series. The canvas support is studded with rusted square head nails. Some of these nails remained from a barn floor my husband removed, planed and reinstalled in our 1860 barn

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

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

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.

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

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

Autumn???

  I realize it is barely summer yet, but this 3D piece says autumn to me.  I haven’t titled it…therefore the question mark… I am having a difficult time… I can’t seem to move past the general concept of autumn

Autumn???

  I realize it is barely summer yet, but this 3D piece says autumn to me.  I haven’t titled it…therefore the question mark… I am having a difficult time… I can’t seem to move past the general concept of autumn

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

Casual 3D…untitled

This piece is very informal as compared to the piece, ICARA, in my last post.  Having experimented with both extremes, I feel I want to find a happy medium. I am pleased with this piece because I love the way

Casual 3D…untitled

This piece is very informal as compared to the piece, ICARA, in my last post.  Having experimented with both extremes, I feel I want to find a happy medium. I am pleased with this piece because I love the way

Another 3D Quilt

  As I mentioned in my previous post, I am very excited about working in 3D quilts.  I wanted to experiment with different shapes for my work and the concept of adornments or costumes along with historical references kept creeping

Another 3D Quilt

  As I mentioned in my previous post, I am very excited about working in 3D quilts.  I wanted to experiment with different shapes for my work and the concept of adornments or costumes along with historical references kept creeping

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