This is part of a series of quilts I made exploring complimentary colors. The original quilt was to be mostly blue and orange, but a failure to be able to color between the lines resulted in a larger color palette. Blocks that didn’t make it into the first quilt formed the basis for the second […]
Abstract & Almost Traditional
This gallery contains a collection of quilts that don't quite fit in the other categories. Most of my work is pictorial. But sometimes the inspiration takes me in different directions and the quilts decide to be more abstract. Having started as a traditional quilter, some of my quilts, especially the early ones, are more traditional.
Geishas in the Garden
One of a series of collage quilts I made combining various fabrics from my collection of Asian and Asian-themed fabrics. Indigo kimono and commercial fabrics. I cut the geishas from a printed panel. The orchid in the foreground was from another commercial fabric. The various individual flowers in the border were cut individually from many […]
One of a series of collage quilts I made combining various fabrics from my collection of Asian and Asian-themed fabrics. Indigo kimono and commercial fabrics. I pieced the background, cut the geisha and the individual flowers from other fabrics and fused them to the background. Heavily machine quilted using traditional sashiko patterns. Copyright 2008 Betsy […]
This abstract quilt represents a mossy stone path through a dense flower garden–phlox, perhaps? The blue represents a small water feature in the garden. Cotton. Machine quilted and applique. Densely quilted in floral patterns. 16 x 47 inches Copyright 2014 Betsy True Available for sale in my online store.
Day and Night
This quilt was made for a challenge by my critique group to do the same image in both color and black and white, either in separate quilts or in one quilt. During the recent total eclipse, it struck me that I had subconsciously created an eclipse quilt! Commercial cotton fabrics. 23 x 25.5 inches Copyright […]