Last Saturday was the opening of Quilt Visions 2018: Connections. I was honored to have my piece “Terra I” selected as one of the 43 works out of 353 by a jury of three renowned artists. As this year was the first time I’ve submitted to Visions, one of the two premier art quilt venues […]
Archives for October 2018
This Saturday and Sunday, all 90 World Fairy Tale Quilts will be on display for the first time in Oregon, having traveled Japan, France, and throughout the United States. Here’s a link from the Newport News Times that tells all about it. https://newportnewstimes.com/article/world-fairy-tale-art-quilts-show-coming-to-yachats Here’s my quilt.
Saturday was my first time exhibiting in costume! When I was invited to be the guest artist at the Columbia River Piecemakers Quilt Guild Show, I was told most of the guild members would be in costume. Why? Because St. Helens is the site where Disney filmed Halloweentown, which the town celebrates during the month […]
Monday night we had an interesting mix of speakers. The new owner of Montavilla Sewing Center in Lake Oswego came to our meeting to talk about their latest shop, which formerly was The Pine Needle. Generally, Montavilla’s stores sell machines and offer classes associated with their machines. This store is adding fabric to their line […]
In between judging and what feels like a myriad number of other commitments, I’ve been working on my latest wall hanging, “P is For Poppy and Periwinkle”. I’ve finished the embroidery on the flowers and leaves. Here’s where I’m at. Next up is couching on my hand-twisted cords for stems. Below is a photo of […]
Without a doubt, the most creative quilt at the Northwest Quilting Expo was made by Flora Joy of Johnson City, Tennessee. She wrote, “Twelve separate, freestanding curvy blocks have been sewn at their top borders to a separate base quilt. Viewers can lift each Dutch doll/Sunbonnet Sue to read the block’s unusual but true story […]
The last two weeks of September were filled with judging three quilt shows in succession with wonderful quilts in each. The first show I judged was in La Conner, Washington located on a channel of the Swinomish River. I was lucky enough to have a room at the Channel Lodge with a beautiful view of […]