I really could not be happier. Last year, I printed gads of cloth. While my new color triangle is not yet complete, I do have Unicorn Feather Prints, Fleur de Lis Prints,Unicorn Prints and more fabrics to be cut and pieced. I love making quilt tops from my handprints. During holiday break, I cut FleurContinue reading “Piecing Unicorn Prints!”
Over the years, I have convinced myself that I am not a quilter so much as a quilt artist, with an emphasis on the art part. I suppose this storyline used to help -perhaps it helped to bolster my identity and projected, intended artistic path. But this idea no longer supports me. In walking thisContinue reading “Bow Tie Quilt”
It is so much fun to piece and use my hand printed cloth. The nature of the printing process dictates that I print small pieces, fat sixteenths-I think, which is somewhere around 9×11″. I rip two yards at a time, and print all as quickly as possible. So when it comes time to begin piecing, I haveContinue reading “Patchwork+Quilt Maker+Craft NAPA 2016 Blog Hop”
Oh my goodness, I love stash busting. I am using my own hand printed cloth as well as commercially bought goods. I love using stuff up!
Hello. I have been a long time gone. Welcome. I am back. I did it. Heave a sigh. Please! One day, in the very near future (May!), there will be a line of fabrics with my name on the selvedge. This is a dream come true. I am romantic about this step, I haveContinue reading “Big Sigh.”
I have finally gotten to the point where I am using the cloth I have been printing all year long. I am very excited about this for several reasons. The most surprising of which is, I forgot how very much I like piecing and quilting. For years I have been ‘art quilting’, using thickened dyeContinue reading “Learning to quilt again”