Jamie Fingal’s new fabric line with Hoffman Fabrics will make it’s debut at this years Quilt Market in Houston.
It’s a really fabulous collection of fabrics and I jumped at the chance for the opportunity to work with them. I don’t typically work with a lot of prints but the color palette that runs [...]
My latest in the Tutti Frutti series…
Tutti Frutti City Skyline Hand dyed cotton,72″x 34″
I quilted this almost exclusively on my HandiQuilter 16. Here’s a few close ups:
I made the billboard by printing on of my digital sketches onto [...]
I dye a lot of my own fabric for use in my quilts and last week I decided to break from my tradition of working with solid fabrics and used Color Magnet by Jacquard to create some tone on tone prints:
and then used them to create a new wall hanging:
I broke out my EZscreenprint supplies last week and turned some quick digital sketches done on my Ipad (using the paper by 53 app) into silk screens.
then I used them on some Cherrywood fabrics I had tucked away in my stash:
and then used a few pieces to create a quick quilted wall [...]
The latest in my tutti frutti series…
(click the images for a larger view)
“tutti frutti beach houses”40″x 37″hand dyed cotton,raw edge fused applique,machine quilted
and a couple of close ups:
It’ll be a while before I’ll [...]
When I saw the call for art for the “What’s for Dinner”special exhibit that Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison are putting together for the Houston Quilt Festival I decided I wanted to make mine about one of my favorite meals for dinner in the winter time.
“breakfast for dinner”24″[...]
This morning when I walked into the studio and looked at the sofa that I have in here I decided it was time to make some covers for the throw pillows that came with the sofa.
Here’s what the pillows looked like this morning…
and 8 hours later they both have new quilted pillow [...]
I have been wanting to make a quilt for the House Quilt Project for a while now and I finally got one made last week:
“house quilt”12″x 16″hand dyed cotton,machine quilted
The House Quilt Project was established in June of 2010,to assist Furnishing Hope,who [...]
I am just thrilled to announce that my quilt “the hummingbird”has been accepted into the Dinner@8 “An Exquisite Moments”exhibit that will be premiering at International Quilt Festival in Long Beach;August 1-4,2013;sponsored by Moore’s Sewing Centers and then traveling to the International Quilt Festival in Houston;Oct 31- Nov 3,2013;sponsored [...]
I’ve wanted to start adding cartoon style animals and figures to my quilts for a while now. In fact I’ve been doing a lot of studying on the subject:
and here’s my first result:
hand dyed cotton,machine quilted