Thread Painted Photo Tutorial

I’ll be sharing this tutorial at my guild meeting next week (Rising Star Quilters), but here’s a sneak peek. (The original thread painting is currently available from the Francesca Anderson Fine Art Gallery.) Why Thread Painted Photos? A photo gives you a place to start. You don’t have to create a design first, but can […]

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. 🙂 )

“Photo” Friday – Moon Shot

The same friend of mine who is running the BirdZeed creative community  has started a community art project called the Cancer Moonshot Ribbon Quilt. She’s collecting blocks with circles that represent the moon that she’s constructing into a cancer ribbon like quilt as long as a Saturn 5 rocket. (So she needs a lot and you […]

#TBT – Bleeding Hearts, 2008

For this week’s Turn Back Thursday, I thought I would share the first of the bleeding heart flower photo projects I did. Before I had a second attempt at doing something with my bleeding heart photo that got chopped up and became the circles piece I posted on Tuesday, I used the photo as the […]

Authentic Self

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on my “Authentic Self” quilt. In addition to photos of me from points in my life from infancy to my 40th birthday, I have included photos of travel, hobbies, etc. and other things that represent who I am.  I am also making use of my extensive […]