Category Archives: On my design wall

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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Merry and bright! – 2017.12.02

I’m taking a short break from the commission art quilt I’m working on (which I can’t show yet, because it’s going to be a surprise) to make some fun tree blocks for this month’s VMQG block lotto.  The color scheme … Continue reading

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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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