On the Auction Block – Circles Art Quilt

Up for auction this week is a piece called “Circles” that began as a photo on cloth of a pink bleeding heart plant.  I distorted the image by cutting it into circles of various sizes, which I then appliqued onto a black cotton background. I brought more color and balance to the piece by hand […]

art quilt of pink crazy pieced woman symbol on white background

Rise Up

I’ve completed the fourth in my accidental series of protest quilts.  This one is called “Rise Up” and it features a crazy pieced, then appliqued and stuffed, symbol representing woman.” What it Means to Me: One of the most heartening events since the election was the Women’s Marches that occurred all over the United States […]

Photo Friday – Woman Made

This week’s assignment in my sketching and watercolor class was to draw a machine-made object. I spent some time noodling over what object had meaning to me that I wanted to draw when I looked down on my work table and the answer became obvious: Because this month’s BirdZeed challenge word was “pink,” I chose […]

Completed Cancer Moon Shot Block

I’ve finished all of my thread painting and have my completed Cancer Moon Shot Ribbon Quilt block. It didn’t completely flatten out so there’s some batting on the back of the moon for a little trapunto. (I planned that all along, really I did. 🙂 )