Most of us are trying to obey our local governments and we are staying home to either heal from the virus itself, or to avoid the spread of the disease. Bravo to all of us! This will end, and we will get back to our lives, but we will be definitely changed. Let's incorporate art … Continue reading Virtual Fabric Collage Workshops During COVID-19
My darling brother and his wife just had their second child, a gorgeous girl named Hazel Debbie. I chose to dedicate the Sweet Pea to this new young lady, as she was born in April and that is one of the prevalent and beautiful flowers in bloom.
I have seen the amazing and ethereal cherry blossoms all over Philadelphia marking the real start of spring for me. Fairmount Park is a great place to see them in all their 3-day splendor. This season makes me dread the coming, hot summer, and therefore engenders a feeing of gratitude for the still-cool weather. It … Continue reading Spring is in the Air
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.
NEWS April 2019: this quilt appeared in the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Quilt Show and was sold! I'm so happy that it has found a good home! I hope the buyer contacts me, and enjoys this piece for years to come, as much as I enjoyed making it. Here's asnother quilt started 2 years ago … Continue reading Dreaming of the Beach, 23″ x 75″, Philadelphia, 2018
April 2019: this quilt appeared in the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Quilt Show and was originally marked as Not For Sale, but it now is. 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 … Continue reading Steve and Amber, 18″ x 23″, Philadelphia, 2018
In the past few years I have been intrigued by the work of designed Sally Thompson, who has designed the Bionic Gear Bag, a wonderful project and an amazing bag to anyone. 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 … Continue reading Bionic Gear Bag Class
Before I start, I just want to express my sadness and shock at all the deaths from COVID-19. If you have experienced this, you have my condolences, and I hope you are safe and healthy and able to cope with this crisis and tragedy in your life. We are all in this together, we are … Continue reading What’s Going On
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 2017
National Quilting Day The 3rd Saturday in March is National Quilting Day. On this special day (for quiltmakers that is) when fabric is discounted, classes abound, guilds have special events and challenges, and there are museum shows galore. There is even a Twitter site at #NationalQuiltingDay to share your special creations. The Worldwide Quilting Day Facebook … Continue reading Happy National Quilting Day!