The world economy has changed dramatically in the last ten years and the United
States is no longer a stable economy that can support the arts like it used
to. As other emerging economies begin to have more disposable income,
they also begin to show an interest in the handmade lifestyle. I
figured if we all banded together and drove people to the same place, it would
be easier to be found. My mantra has been “Together we can do great things.”
I’ve just recently received a book from the talented UK fiber artist Marion Marnett. Marion has written about a product named Lutradur. As far as I can determine, it seems to be relatively unknown here in the states, certainly used infrequently. .Marion has provided information about what it is,it’s properties & application. I’m curious to learn more, perhaps you will be too.
In a piece Marion Barnett wrote, she calls herself the Contrary Quilter, what is the reason behind that description? Her answer
“I don’t believe in rules, and I don’t do conventional”. An interview with textile artist Marion Barnett.
Marion Barnett, is a Scottish born fiber artist, who now resides in the UK., interview to post nrxt week, keep on the lok out for it.
Barb Olson, I’m sure you’ve heard her name, I know you’ve seen her quilts. She has been recognized in so many articles, magazines, books and certainly quilt shows too numerous to write here… Are you dying to know more about this interesting woman and glean any quilting wisdom and advise she can offer us?I know I am!!! let’s go
Ann Johnston- A multifaceted woman. Known to many as an international expert on fabric dyeing, however she is a quilter first and foremost.
Susan Brubaker Knapp is a fiber artist whose work has gained a great deal of recognition. We see her often in magazines like Quilting Arts and many others. She has several excellent DVDs & books, which offer practical help & are “must haves’” for your quilting library. Her thread work is phenomenal. Her art quilts live up to […]
Just an update on our rising star, Wendy Sheppard. Another beautiful work featured in one of our favorite quilting magazines, American Patchwork & Quilting. No surprise there. Attention to Detail in American Patchwork & Quilting (June 2011) Ivoryspring | May 4, 2011 at 12:00 am American Patchwork & Quilting June 2011, Applique Table […]