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contemporary quilts

  • A Squared Quilt Artwork

    Art Quilts That Tell a Story

    Art quilts can be so personal, so special in our lives.  Like many handmade items, they are labors of love, and a joy to make.   Here are a few of my quilts that…

    April 13, 2018
  • 3 Bars Blue. Sold

    Contemporary Classics Art Quilts

    Many of my weaving designs started with a classic quilt pattern — Amish, 3 Bars, 9 Patch, Log Cabin, to name a few. I’ve now applied the same approach but without the limitations of…

    February 14, 2018
  • Journal

    How to Organize a Fiber Arts Studio

    Organizing your fiber studio can feel like a chore—no fun at all. But it is a necessary chore that will result in a more functional and enjoyable space. During my 35+ years as a…

    November 20, 2017
  • Journal

    Having Fun With Quilted Tiny Houses

    It’s probably not news that one of the latest housing trends is living in a tiny house. I realized I actually live and work in what could be a “tiny house” because my space…

    August 29, 2016
  • Chrysanthemum
    Gallery Journal

    Windows — An Art Quilt Series

    Working in a series can be very invigorating as one discovers new possibilities with every new piece.   One of my favorites is Windows–An Art Quilt Series.  Architectural elements and their inherent angles and…

    May 5, 2016
  • 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