“Time Travel” Accepted at Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

I’m pleased to announce that “Time Travel” has been accepted into the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival to be held February 25-28, 2010 in Hampton, VA. This is the fourth year in a row my work has been accepted there. I have a soft spot in my heart for this show. It used to be held in…

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Summer Breeze Accepted at Glen Echo Park Textile Exhibit

I just received notice recently that “Summer Breeze” was accepted into the “Creative Threads: From Fiber to Fine Art” Textile Exhibit at Glen Echo Park near Bethesda, MD. The exhibit will run from January 23 to February 28 in the Popcorn Gallery at the park, which is open on weekends. It should be an interesting…

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Therapy Sewing–New Pillows

Sometimes when I feel like I’m stuck without inspiration, I do what I like to think of as therapy sewing. I just start cutting fabric and sewing it back together–or I play with my scraps, sewing them into small compositions. It often helps me get back on track. Sometimes these excursions turn into something fun,…

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Color My World

You might recognize this piece from an earlier post. In November I was playing with making small compositions and turning them into coasters when I suddenly these blocks leapt onto the design wall and demanded to be turned into a quilt! I’ve used this technique several times, so I guess it’s turned into a new…

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“Jazz Rhythms” Complete

“Jazz Rhythms” is finally complete and photographed and up on the website. It’s the latest in my Color Block series of quilts that use mostly solid fabrics and improvisational piecing. This has been a work in progress for some time, because I ended up reworking it once before it was quilted and once afterwards–reworking a…

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Good Intentions

Well, I had every good intention of getting back to work in the studio this week, but my kids are home and I haven’t been able to string enough minutes together to do anything productive. That’s OK, though. I feel very fortunate that my teenage boys still want to spend time with me every now…

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Charmed Zebra II Showing at GFFFTA Gallery Small Works Exhibit

I just finished my last show of the year this past weekend, so I can get back to blogging more regularly. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see me the last couple of weekends at my shows in Great Falls and to all those who have given me such positive feedback on my solo…

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