New Work Added – “Building Blocks”

I’ve added some new art quilts to my website this week. This one is called “Building Blocks” and you can see it in the Small Art Quilts gallery. This piece grew out of my explorations with the improvisational solid quilts. I used some of my favorite batik fabrics in bright clear colors. I cut and…

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“Hint of Lime” in Process

Now that I’ve finished with my shows and most of my travel for the spring, I’m back to working in the studio. I’ve got several of these improvisational pieces made out of solids either on the design wall or in my head. “Hint of Lime” shown right is the latest. There’s something about working in…

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Art Quilt Series

This is a detail of another one of my new art quilts. It’s just the top so far, but I’m having fun with this process. I like the painterly quality of using solids and the element of surprise in the improvisational piecing. These pieces seem to need hand quilting, so I’m using perle cotton to…

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More in New Art Quilt Series

This is the second piece in my new art quilt series. It’s called “Splash of Yellow” and it’s an improvisational design using pieces from a grab bag of hand dyed fabrics I bought from Cherrywood Fabrics. I cut the pieces and sew them together into units, then combine the units into an interesting design. I…

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