Category Archives: Art quilts

On my design wall – Moonrise, part 3 – 2018.01.17

Let the quilting begin!  That’s the next step. When I removed the freezer paper from the back of the fabrics, I realized that the shadow of the turned under seam allowance of the white moon was showing through a bit.  … Continue reading

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On my design wall – Moonrise, part 2 – 2018.01.14

The Moonrise quilt is progressing well. The fabric selection for the water and reflection fabrics was simplified by my decision to use only batiks from my stash.  That narrowed down my options, which accelerated the decision making. In the photo … Continue reading

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On my design wall – Moonrise, part 1 – 2018.01.10

There’s a new art quilt taking shape on my design wall.  I’ve been thinking about this one for a few months, but I had other projects that took priority. It’s for a new SAQA exhibit Dusk to Dawn.  I know … Continue reading

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Annual goal setting – 2018.01.04

Happy New Year! At the beginning of each year, I like to review my goals for the previous year, as well as my accomplishments.  Then I think about what I want to accomplish in the coming year. I’m satisfied with … Continue reading

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I love Instagram – 2017.12.09

I started blogging in 2012, and started posting on Instagram in 2014.  I love both platforms. Instagram is: visual – I love scrolling through my feed, seeing inspiring photos – I follow modern quilters, art quilters, artists, photographers, and random … Continue reading

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Attach quilt sleeve entirely by machine & other finishing techniques – 2017.11.29

My favorite parts of making art quilts are the design process, selecting the fabrics and constructing the quilt top. My least favorite parts are the finishing – burying threads, applying facings, and attaching the hanging sleeve and label.  By the … Continue reading

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News – 2017.11.17

Quilt Canada 2018 I’m very excited that Quilt Canada is going to be in Vancouver BC next year – May 31, June 1 and 2, 2018 at The Vancouver Convention Centre. This week, the details of workshops and lectures were … Continue reading

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