Posts Tagged: hand dyed fabric

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

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”

My work is now on Galleribba

A few weeks ago I was kindly invited to have a page on the textile site Galleribba.  The site features the work of many wonderful international artists who have created small and unique textile wall art.  The work is available

My work is now on Galleribba

A few weeks ago I was kindly invited to have a page on the textile site Galleribba.  The site features the work of many wonderful international artists who have created small and unique textile wall art.  The work is available

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

SAQA Benefit Auction in Houston

My quilt, SQUARES I, is one of the SAQA Benefit Quilts to be auctioned at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Oct. 31 – Nov. 4.  A group of quilts donated to SAQA , curated by collectors Warren and Nancy Brakensiek, will

SAQA Benefit Auction in Houston

My quilt, SQUARES I, is one of the SAQA Benefit Quilts to be auctioned at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Oct. 31 – Nov. 4.  A group of quilts donated to SAQA , curated by collectors Warren and Nancy Brakensiek, will

Studio Quilt: Step 2

I looked over the blocks I had and decided I could divide them into three groups…mostly black, white, and blue,  fully painted images,  and multicolored waves and lines.  I’ve decided to do three panels, one with each group of blocks.

Studio Quilt: Step 2

I looked over the blocks I had and decided I could divide them into three groups…mostly black, white, and blue,  fully painted images,  and multicolored waves and lines.  I’ve decided to do three panels, one with each group of blocks.

Studio Quilt: Step 1

After the blocks have been dye painted and allowed to batch for about 24 hours, it is time to wash out any excess dye that has not reacted with the fabric.  This step takes care and a fair amount of

Studio Quilt: Step 1

After the blocks have been dye painted and allowed to batch for about 24 hours, it is time to wash out any excess dye that has not reacted with the fabric.  This step takes care and a fair amount of