Ready to Go in Baltimore!

My booth is all set up and ready to go for the ACC Baltimore show this weekend! Setting up is always a challenge–what to bring, what to hang where–and there’s always the unexpected. This time it was a very large electrical junction box of some kind right in the center back wall of my booth.…

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Stained Glass Runner In Process

I’m in the studio finishing up my new pieces for the Baltimore Craft Show later this week. I’ve been creating these long skinny quilts that can be used either as table runners or wall hangings and I had an “aha” moment last week that led to a brand new idea–or at least a new way…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you have been able to spend it with those special to you. I’ve been busy in the studio getting ready for the Baltimore Craft Show next week. Nothing is photo ready yet, so I’m sharing The Road Home, at left, which is hanging in the Artists’ Atelier  show “Flowers and…

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Wonky Circles Finished and Ready to Go!

Although I still haven’t come up with the right name, “Wonky Circles” is finished, photographed and ready to go for the American Craft Council – Baltimore show next week! The green in the photo is a little darker than it is in real life. If you right-click on the image, you’ll see the stitching lines…

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Flowers and Chocolate Reception Saturday

Plan to visit the Artists Atelier this weekend for our “Flowers and Chocolate” reception on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 12-4 PM. There will be all kinds of chocolate to taste, artists at work, and a beautiful exhibit to feast your eyes upon! Since I don’t normally do representational work, my contribution to the exhibit is…

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Acceptance at the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

A busy spring just got busier with an acceptance to the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival in May! This show is right in my backyard (almost) at the Reston Town Center in Virginia and I’ve visited it many times, but this is the first time I’ve been accepted there. The dates are Friday, May 17…

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Measure, Trim, Repeat

I’m working on a new piece for the ACC Baltimore Craft Show coming up next month using these “wonky circles” at right. I’m intrigued with the movement of color across the piece and the circles that don’t match at the edges. I wonder though if it’s too symmetrical? I like the circles being offset in…

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Progress on the Curtain Quilt; TAFA “Labors of Love” Calendar

I’ve made some progress on the piecing for my window quilt below. I had trouble getting much time in the studio this past week with one thing and another requiring attention–next week for sure! This is maybe a third of the size it will be when it’s finished–it’s lots of fun playing with the colors…

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