Art quilting is a reliability new art form that was initially perceived as a craft rather than ligitiment I came across this post by Clairan Ferrono that I found to be […]
Working like a mad woman and in general losing my sanity. I leave for Vegas for Art in the Park tomorrow morning [yikes! e gad! ]. This is a big event that draws 100,000 visitors to Vegas from all over. They come in by the busload. Needless to say, […]
Worked some more on the quilt in progress, thread painting the flowers. Not done, but it’s coming along. Here’s the progress since last post. That’s it for now. It;s always so strange to me when I make something and then look at it and say to […]
I have had some discussion via email with Chrissy O’Donnell Leasher about the peculiar position art quilting and fiber art is placed in within the art world. In many ways it is a new & developing art form. From the beginnings of this movement, the art community has viewed it as more of a craft than an actual […]
The amazing Karen McTavish. Her award winning work. She’s not your typical quilter.
Here’s a couple of new ones. I told you I’m focused and working!!! These 2 are opposites, vibrant and serene, hot and cool, excitement and calm…you get the idea… Another […]
This an old post from a few years ago. After all the sleepless nights, hair pulling and teeth gnashing, not to mention the months it took me, I just let it sit, waiting for someone to put the posts back into their categories. There it has sat … waiting… I’m turning over a new […]
I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.
Here’s the finished art quilt.
Here’s where we are so far; the backing . batting and top background are sandwiched together. I use a spray adhesive 505 Spray And Fix to sandwich everything together. The parts of the puzzle pieces are in the process of being fused to the quilt sandwich. As you can see there is subtle color […]
So here’s the start of several new quilts, more to follow. I’m on a botanical kick, loving the thread painting and hanging on to the last of the flowers as fall approaches. Here’s the wee beginnings…
Bonus: a tutorial on raw edge appliqué