Quilt Works I had my quilt Another Place To Go in the Burrison Gallery at the Penn Alumni show last year. That quilt went home with my former boss who retired this year. I also completed old pieces I have been meaning to complete such as Steve & Amber and Dreaming of the Beach. Finally, … Continue reading Spring-Summer-Fall Updates
This square wall hanging quilt was created for my new niece Presley Ann who was born in September 2017. I created this composite image using Gay Lasher's method in one of my flower pictures. printed by Spoonflower.com. Here are more photos, including views of the back.
Here's another quilt started 2 years ago before I went to the beach that summer. It uses Zaza's raw edge appliqué method and was just a sample to work out whether or not I want to further explore this technique. I don't, but I had a blast doing it and it certainly adds to my … Continue reading Dreaming of the Beach, 23″ x 75″, Philadelphia, 2018
This wall hanging quilt has been a long time in the making. It was started in fall of 2013 when my guild held a retreat to learn about Kate Themel's appliqué technique. It was a great class, but I left my piece un-quilted for about 5 years! Then in October 2018, I finally go it done. … Continue reading Steve and Amber, 18″ x 23″, Philadelphia, 2018
I taught a Fabric Collage Workshop on November 17, 2018 at Mt Airy Learning Tree (MALT) website (see them also on FaceBook). This class is loved by all who take it. I've done this workshop about a dozen times, and the students rave about it. Not only does it produce gorgeous images of fabric flower vases, it's fun … Continue reading 2018 Fabric Collage Workshops for Mt. Airy Learning Tree (MALT)
This quilt is a copy of a 2014 quilt I made as part of a group project I ran (see A Place to Go), which was very popular. It was shown at the Penn Alumni Art Show, and the No Longer Anonymous show at the Mt Airy Art Garage Show in the Spring of 2016. … Continue reading Another Place to Go, 3′ x 10′, Philadelphia, 2016
This quilt was a group project that I designed and managed over about a year at my office. There were a dozen of our staff (including myself) who were involved in this quilt, and it is currently hanging in our waiting room. This quilt was hung at the 2014 International Quilt Festival in Houston and … Continue reading A Place to Go, 3′ x 10′, Philadelphia, 2014
In the past few months I have been intrigued by the work of designed Sally Thompson, who has designed the Bionic Gear Bag, a wonderful project. I immediately purchased her award-winning pattern, and started working on it. It's an amazing deal at $13! Then I purchased her video workshops for less than $30 and now … Continue reading Bionic Gear Bag Class