Posts Tagged: fiber art

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

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

On Being a Quilter

  I’ve had the opportunity in the past few weeks to get out of the studio and attend some panel discussions given by artists, critics and gallery owners.  The topic of each was a discussion of the artist’s work and

On Being a Quilter

  I’ve had the opportunity in the past few weeks to get out of the studio and attend some panel discussions given by artists, critics and gallery owners.  The topic of each was a discussion of the artist’s work and

Space Time Continuum

SPACE TIME CONTINUUM is finished.  I’ve been good about finishing the quilts that needed to be bound and I’ve done some new ones, also.  Busy, busy, busy. I’ve been incorporating texture into my quilts, but typically, the pieces are more

Space Time Continuum

SPACE TIME CONTINUUM is finished.  I’ve been good about finishing the quilts that needed to be bound and I’ve done some new ones, also.  Busy, busy, busy. I’ve been incorporating texture into my quilts, but typically, the pieces are more

More Quilting

  I’ve been working on some new pieces and doing a bit of travelling.  It’s a nice way to spend the summer. I so enjoyed quilting the leaves on Autumn Rhapsody, I thought I’d use them again, but this time

More Quilting

  I’ve been working on some new pieces and doing a bit of travelling.  It’s a nice way to spend the summer. I so enjoyed quilting the leaves on Autumn Rhapsody, I thought I’d use them again, but this time

Two of Two

  This quilt, AUTUMN RHAPSODY, was also selected for the New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilt exhibit at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO.  I sincerely thank the jury for being so generous.  The exhibit runs from July 9 until Sept. 2.

Two of Two

  This quilt, AUTUMN RHAPSODY, was also selected for the New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilt exhibit at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO.  I sincerely thank the jury for being so generous.  The exhibit runs from July 9 until Sept. 2.

One of Two

  This quilt, STORM CHASERS, is one of two of my quilts accepted into the 31st Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts exhibit at the Lincoln Center Art Gallery in Fort Collins, Colorado.  I was thrilled to receive the notice

One of Two

  This quilt, STORM CHASERS, is one of two of my quilts accepted into the 31st Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts exhibit at the Lincoln Center Art Gallery in Fort Collins, Colorado.  I was thrilled to receive the notice

Painting and Quilting in 3D

I’ve been painting and quilting, but assembling the pieces in a different way. This year, the Clay Festival has a central theme of vessels.  Although most calls are for clay, there is one call that is open to other mediums.  The

Painting and Quilting in 3D

I’ve been painting and quilting, but assembling the pieces in a different way. This year, the Clay Festival has a central theme of vessels.  Although most calls are for clay, there is one call that is open to other mediums.  The

So Much New, So Little to Show

  It’s been a while, but many things have been consuming my days.  The first was the SAQA conference in Santa Fe a few weeks ago.  What a wonderful experience!  I not only learned a lot about business, met new

So Much New, So Little to Show

  It’s been a while, but many things have been consuming my days.  The first was the SAQA conference in Santa Fe a few weeks ago.  What a wonderful experience!  I not only learned a lot about business, met new

It’s Spring!

  I finished…I think…another quilt in the Texture Series, Lines and Circles.  This quilt is a tribute to the colors of spring…the bright green of the new growth, the purple of the crocus, and the rich black of the “good”

It’s Spring!

  I finished…I think…another quilt in the Texture Series, Lines and Circles.  This quilt is a tribute to the colors of spring…the bright green of the new growth, the purple of the crocus, and the rich black of the “good”

Oh Happy Days!

  Oh happy days is right…on many levels.  I am very pleased with the way this quilt turned out.  I feel I incorporated all the processes I have been working on over the past months into this piece.  From painting

Oh Happy Days!

  Oh happy days is right…on many levels.  I am very pleased with the way this quilt turned out.  I feel I incorporated all the processes I have been working on over the past months into this piece.  From painting

The Newspaper Quilt

If you’ve been wondering what’s going on in the studio, this is one piece…actually two (a diptych)…that I recently finished.  This quilt is made from painted newspaper, cut and sewn onto muslin with a batting and backing. I painted the

The Newspaper Quilt

If you’ve been wondering what’s going on in the studio, this is one piece…actually two (a diptych)…that I recently finished.  This quilt is made from painted newspaper, cut and sewn onto muslin with a batting and backing. I painted the

Two for the Show!

I was thrilled to hear that both of my quilts, MIMBRES SECTION and SPIRIT MARKINGS, were accepted into the New Mexico: Unfolding exhibition at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I feel so honored!  I was also very surprised to

Two for the Show!

I was thrilled to hear that both of my quilts, MIMBRES SECTION and SPIRIT MARKINGS, were accepted into the New Mexico: Unfolding exhibition at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I feel so honored!  I was also very surprised to

Ode to Oscar Night

My tribute to the Oscars….festive, flirty, fun and black tie! …from the studio

Ode to Oscar Night

My tribute to the Oscars….festive, flirty, fun and black tie! …from the studio

Smaller Feather Quilt

I’m still exploring how to use dimensional elements on my quilts.  I’m making 12 X 12 inch quilts for two reasons…one, because I can try many different applications in a shorter amount of time, and, two, because my donation for

Smaller Feather Quilt

I’m still exploring how to use dimensional elements on my quilts.  I’m making 12 X 12 inch quilts for two reasons…one, because I can try many different applications in a shorter amount of time, and, two, because my donation for