• Journal

    Lines & Shapes For Inspiration

    I’m considering the potential in these raw photos that I’ve taken when I have been out of the city.  As I work forward, I will view them in black & white, maybe focus on…

    April 18, 2016
  • Journal

    Small Art Quilts

    From a maker’s point of view, small art quilts are wonderful for many reasons.  I try out new designs and color combinations.  I can use up small fabric scraps that I’m too cheap to…

    April 10, 2016
  • Gallery

    Art Quilts With a Story

    “A Squared,” for my daughter and granddaughter.   Nick named by my son-in-law, as both of their names begin with an “A.” “3 Days of Fun,” my project from a design workshop.  It was…

    April 5, 2016
  • 9 Patch Red Decorative Quilt

    Contemporary Classics

    Log Cabin:  It doesn’t get more classic than log cabin. Nine-Patch:  A classic quilt pattern, in a bold yet simplified interpretation: An Amish favorite, 3 Bars, here in blue, modernized:    …

    March 30, 2016
  • Journal

    My Previous Life

    For over two decades, I designed and marketed my handwoven table linens.   Repp weave, or ripsmatta, was my favorite weave structure as it creates very durable and functional cloth.   “Fear No Color” was…

    March 6, 2016
  • Journal

    One Good Angle Deserves Another

    Finding myself at an emotional crossroads, I looked at the angles facing me, and the resulting consequences of each one.   And then I started to sew.  Thus, the quilts became my art therapy.…

    March 1, 2016
  • Journal

    Tall and Skinny

    A new lifestyle can be a new neighborhood with new sights.  I’ve finished the first two pieces of what I’m calling my urban landscape series.…

    February 28, 2016