Category Archives: On my design wall

New journal art quilt and SAQA auction news – 2017.09.25

I’ve been absent from my blog most of this month, partly because of some travel at the beginning of the month, and then because my computer crashed!  I was without a computer for a week or so while my husband … Continue reading

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Happy news and New projects – 2017.08.28

Happy news – I sold one of the pieces in our textile exhibit ArchiTEXTURE at the Anvil Centre!  So I got to put the red dot sticker (indicating it’s sold) on the card and the price list.  I’ve sold pieces … Continue reading

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Art quilt ‘W and the 3 Bridges’ – 2017.07.23

  My new art quilt ‘W and the 3 Bridges‘ is completed!  The finished size is 14.5″ x 27″.   In making this quilt I experimented with several new-to-me techniques. I constructed the background (sky and water) with raw edges.  … Continue reading

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New art quilt – Bridge 3 and the W – 2017.07.19

Bridge number 3 on my art quilt (see previous posts for more information about this piece) is the Skybridge (part of the greater Vancouver rapid transit system).   This is the third time I’ve made an art quilt including this bridge.  … Continue reading

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New art quilt – Bridge 2 – 2017.07.15

Bridge 2 on my art quilt (see previous posts for more information about this piece) is the Pattullo Bridge, opened in 1937.  This is a beautiful structure, with its graceful arched shape, intricate angled beams, and distinctive colors.  (I have … Continue reading

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New art quilt – Bridge 1 – 2017.07.12

My newest art quilt is inspired by the photo below.  It was taken from Westminster Pier Park on the bank of the Fraser River in New Westminster BC.   In the foreground is the public art installation WOW Westminster.   In the … Continue reading

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New art quilt – background – 2017.07.10

I’m working on the background for a new art quilt, and decided to try some techniques that are new to me.  I decided to make the sky and water portions from strips of fabric cut freehand with a rotary cutter … Continue reading

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