The piece to the left is something I did that deconstructed a really ugly crazy quilt block and changed it into something else. This something else is also ugly, but the pink silk piece does something to mitigate the ugliness somehow. Most of its colors, though, look like the June palette, especially with the addition of the brown satin.
08 June 2008
23 April 2008
The theme for April's Take It Further challenge was change and the colors were these: This month, I am also working on a postcard swap. Aha! Why not do both at once?! And, it turns out that I am able to use both the colors and the theme. Here's how. Each postcard is sort of the same but different, so there's the change. Here are most of the materials with an almost finished card among them: And here are the postcard backs being printed from my computer: And HERE is a detail showing the threads and seashells and beads: Comments are most welcome!
03 March 2008
27 February 2008
When Ordinary Just Won't Do
12 inches high x 12 inches wide
fabric collageThis piece will travel with the 2008 SAQA Trunk Show to the following venues: Denver National Quilt Festival May 1-4; Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XV September 4-7; World Quilt Show New England in New Hampshire September 18-21; and Northeast Quilts Unlimited in Old Forge NY October 11-November 9.
22 February 2008
. . . but getting there. The brownie, the typewriter, a photo of the typewriter printed on deckled-edged photo paper—these are things that work, that have heft, that are tangible and transportable. Now they will be translated into fabric and thread. Soon.