As a quilter who has made many quilts for family members upon weddings, graduations, and new babies, it was delightful to read about a “Grandma” quilt that is still cherished and loved. Thanks for sharing.
March 13, “Transparency.” This was a great practice opportunity for me. I have a poster from Robert Burridge on drawing and painting transparent glass, and spent the afternoon trying his ideas. Martini glassClear vase of flowersIMG_9319
Hi Shar, I guess I have made every kind of quilt over the years. Now when I make a bed quilt or baby quilt I usually do simple designs like squares or nine-patch, then add lots of pretty free-motion quilting with feathers, flowers, leaves, etc. For art quilts I often do raw-edge appliqué in the technique I learned from Pamela Allen.
I also have made a variety of quilts and done everything from pieced quilts to hand and machine applique to baby quilts to original art quilts. Took a break and now getting ready to start again…have 3 baby quilts to finish up and then another new one to start up.
Thank you for welcoming me. I started painting with watercolor about 2011. Although my father was a professional commercial artist, I never was very interested in pursuing art until I retired from my teaching career. I attended lots of short workshops at Art of the Carolinas in Raleigh, and slowly gained more confidence. I like to do…[Read more]
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