One in a series of quilts based on photographs I’ve taken in natural settings, this one at a local park: Huntley Meadows in Fairfax County. This small quilt was a spinoff from the larger Redwinged Blackbird quilt. Cotton. Machine appliqué, machine quilted 13 x 23.5 inches Private collection
Sometimes I just want to explore the best way to depict an element in a quilt I'm planning. These small studies are a lot of fun and a great way to explore new techniques.
This small quilt is based on a photo I took of a morning glory growing on a log in a local park, Huntley Meadows. I used a plaid homespun fabric that has little nubs of thread, cut and reassembled, to depict the broken and decaying log. The vine stems are quilted using a double needle. […]
Tiny Boxes 4
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. I continued exploring this simple block with this small study. 16.5 x 20.5 inches Materials […]