Tag Archive: art quilts

The Endeavourers

Last year I signed up for an online art quilt group, The Endeavourers. Our first reveal date is coming up on February 1st, and our first theme is Nature. That is such a… Continue reading

13 Ways of Looking at a Wren

Carolina Wrens have dumpy little bodies that are constantly in motion.  Their characteristic bobbing movement reminds me of those cheap toys that have springy legs and suction cup feet – you push the… Continue reading

Digital Collage with Fabric

For weeks I have been trying to figure out how to take my own fabric swatches and digitally blend them with specific shapes, to use in art quilts.  Even though I have a… Continue reading

Drawing the Threads Together

I have been wanting to do a series of still lifes based on favorite vintage items, from the kitchens of my grandmother, mom, and mother-in-law — things like teapots, recipe boxes, and figurines. … Continue reading

Adjusting the Contrast

This is another experiment with art quilt techniques. For me, quilts have been a great way to engage people at nature festivals.  They give shy spectators something to start conversations about, and they… Continue reading

Art Quilt Technique Practice

I am an excellent Idea Finder/Keeper/Organizer, but not such a great Idea Executor.  I have dozens of notebooks of saved articles, and I have to take some action! This week I had a… Continue reading