Archive for November, 2007

Little Paintings

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3″ x 3″, 3″ x 3″


Little Paintings

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6″ x 6″


Deb’s Fiesta Ornaments

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My sister Deb wanted to make a Fiesta Ornament before she went home, so she pulled out my designs and sat down and began to paint. Deb is an altered art/mixed media artist, she uses paint in her art a lot but not the way I do. She started several designs and was unhappy with […]


Little Paintings

baby+bird

3″ x 6″


Little Paintings

rosehip

This painting is 6″ x 8″, pretty close to the size shown here.


Quilting Arts December

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The new Quilting Arts is out. I love this cover, it is a detail from a beautiful quilt by Catherine Nicholls. This issue has some great work in it. First of all the feature is Pam Rubert, can’t go wrong there. My good friends and fellow Gomez sisters Vickie Hallmark, Frances Holliday Alford and I, […]


Happy Thanksgiving

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I woke up this morning to see snow flurries out my window. That really makes it feel like the holidays are here. Yesterday I finished painting the birds that I started for Open Studios in Houston. It was so nice sitting down and painting. I began listening to a book called The Pillars of the […]


Advent Calendar

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This is the Advent Calendar I designed for Quilting Arts Gifts.Here are a few detail pictures you can’t see in the magazine.I used old family Christmas photos, pictures of retro toys,and details from quilts I have made.


Wonderfil thread

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Two days at the International Quilt festival is never enough time to see everything, but I had my short list of priorities. One of my priorities was to make it to the Wonderfil booth. A textile artist can never have too much thread in my opinion. Wonderfil is a thread company based in Canada, and […]


Silver Belle Progress

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Amongst many other projects in the works the Silver Belle progresses. The peplum is done and I have begun a sleeve. My son has a long appointment today at the orthodontist so I should make some good progress on that sleeve.


Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition

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If you live in the mid west and have not gone to the Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition, you should. It is a great show with some fantastic special exhibits. It is predominantly art quilts. You will see lots of quilts like this fabulous Susan Shie quilt in the fiber Renaissance exhibit. I went on thursday […]


Pressing Matters Exhibit at the Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition

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Earlier this year I was extremely honored to join the talented faculty of the prestigious Chicago School of Fusing as an adjunct professor of special studies. As a member of the faculty I will have the privilege of joining them in a special exhibit at the Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition Thursday November 8 – Sunday […]


Fiesta of Ornaments

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Now that you have all rushed out to pick up your copies of Quilting Arts gifts, I can show you all the ornaments that I made that did not fit in the magazine. These were so fun to make. I made 19 while I was designing them to be used with the article, I kept […]


Back from Houston

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What a blast, I look forward to going to festival in Houston every year. Not only to see the quilts in the show, get some good stash from vendors, but most importantly connect with friends, old and new.from the left Paula Chung, Rachel Perris, Frances Holliday Alford, Leslie Jenison, Jamie Fingal and Me. Kathy York […]