Category Archives: Portrait quilts

June was a busy month! – 2017.07.04

June was a very busy month!  It’s the beginning of July, and I just realized I haven’t posted since May 21st. At the beginning of June, my husband and I spent a very enjoyable week in New York City.  I … Continue reading

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A new dog portrait and a new exhibition – 2017.05.21

For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on a new dog portrait.  Here’s the original photo next to the finished quilted portrait.      Below are some of the photos I took as I was constructing this portrait. I … Continue reading

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New portrait quilt – 2016.09.17

Last week, I saw that the deadline had been extended for the Quilting Arts ‘Who Do You Love?’ reader challenge.  Even though I have a couple of other projects on the go, I decided to set them aside for a … Continue reading

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‘Casper’ the cat is finished – 2016.04.24

The thread-sketched portrait of Casper is finished and has been shipped to my customer, Maureen.  I didn’t finish the edges, because Maureen is going to incorporate Casper’s portrait into a pillow for her granddaughter. When I last posted about this … Continue reading

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Cat portrait in progress – 2016.04.13

I’ve been working on a cat portrait, using the same techniques I used a couple of years ago for the portrait of ‘Baby’. In February, I received an email from Maureen, which said “My 9-year-old granddaughter asked me to help … Continue reading

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Year in review – 2015.12.31

It’s that time of year again!  An opportunity to review accomplishments and activities during the past year, and set goals for the new year. During 2015, I created 18 quilts.   As you can see there were a few trees, and … Continue reading

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New portrait quilt – 2015.12.24

Two years ago, I made a portrait quilt on commission, based on a photo of my client’s beautiful blue-eyed daughter.  Earlier this year, she contacted me again about making a portrait quilt of her mother.  She provided me with a … Continue reading

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