Category Archives: Art Quilts

Improv Indigo Quilt #1

Improv Indigo Quilt #1

I’ve been saving bits and pieces of fabric that I’ve dyed with indigo these past months, some of them small swatches as I’ve tested different clamping patterns, others are bits I’ve trimmed off larger pieces of fabric while making bags and pillows. THey’re a mix of linen, regular quilting weight, and cotton sateen fabric; I… Continue Reading

New Quilt | Birds for Lucy!

New Quilt | Birds for Lucy!

Here is the piece de resistance of all the things I’ve been making for my cousin’s new baby!!! The front is a series of improvly pieced rectangles, quilted with a grid (using a walking foot) that avoids the center rectangles each time, and then I free motion machine sketched a bird or two in each square…except one!… Continue Reading

New Art Quilt: Jetson’s Christmas

New Art Quilt: Jetson’s Christmas

Here’s the finished quilt I’ve been working on: Those bright ornaments with fun free motion machine sketching details sit on top of a great textured background with white matchstick quilting: I spent a long time figure out how to bind it, when I called hubby into my studio to talk it over, it came to… Continue Reading

New Mod House Pillows!

New Mod House Pillows!

Here’s the TaDAH! moment from the pillows I showed you my process on yesterday. I love them!!! Now that there pillows, I don’t think the houses look like they’re floating in space and I’m really glad that I didn’t spend the extra time quilting pebbles along the bottom – they would be totally lost! But… Continue Reading