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
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
I recently completed 3 more wall hangings that really needed to be done: my 1-year old niece's quilt Presley's Spurge, a piece of remembrance called Steve and Amber, and a new technique sampler Dreaming of the Beach. It was nice to get these off the deck and now it's time to dig into my next … 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
The 3rd Saturday in March is National Quilting Day, on March 17th. 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!