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Cleaning up the work table is NOT always a chore, – it gives me to surrender to another little love: to make little things. Scooping up scraps, thinking of “what could that become”. . .       …a memory piece fabric postcard of a quilt I donated to Block Party Quilters’ small quilt sale.   The quilt was […]

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Making holes in a quilt

It’s a scary thought, making a beautiful quilt top, sewing carefully together slices of gorgeous hand-dyed fabric (Judy Robertson), and then pull out your scissors and cut holes into it. Never mind, you’ve only one shot of this. But once you get over your initial fear doing something wrong to your work, it’ll get better. […]

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Plant Life

Most of my quilts grow like a plant. It starts with a seed, an idea, a snippet, seen something somewhere…  …a little sprout pushes upwards and after some time… …colorful matter unfolds… …until it reveals all the beauty nature has to offer. More plant matter in form of lots of stitching Credit:  “Plant Life” is loosely based […]

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Golden Gate…

…has been juried into the next CQA Exhibit at University House Issaquah. Show dates: March 8 – July 11, 2010 22975 Black Nugget Road, Issaquah The reception is Saturday, March 13, 2010   2:00 – 4:00 pm I hope many of you will come.

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Breath of Time

Now on exhibit at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center/Seattle:  Beyond Convention This spring, CQA offered the opportunity to make a quilt based on a poem, written by cancer survivors at Cancer Lifeline Seattle. Being a cancer surviver myself, out of about hundred poems this poem by Jean Joder is my personal favorite: Untitled A poet writing, […]

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City in the Rain

  Every city has its reputation. Seattle is well-known for its rainy days. Best Challenge and Best Interpretion of the Song Title.

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Fish, Fish, Shark…

   … can you see the shark?       When I bought this pattern, it pictured some kind of a whimsical school of fish on a blue background, good idea, but  – I immediatly saw all the fish in silks, shiny stuff and the surround in hand-dyed fabrics. I especially like the tropical water […]

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Finally, new work

Kindled by a lot of dissapointment over staff at the Cancer Care Center. Jagged triangles, warm and cold colors, shimmering soft silk. Still the underlaying vibrating soul visible. Weired enough, working on this soothes my soul, and expresses my hurt feelings at the same time.         Dupioni silk, hand-dyed cottons (Judy Robertson)       hand-dyed perle […]

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4 Elements

  4 Elements, 28″ x 28″ In 2007, a group of quilters organized a connection to the Fabric of Life organization. During a CQA meeting, we had the opportunity to buy hand-dyed fabric from Mali/Africa. This quilt is my contribution for the fundraiser auction for Fabric of Life, soon to be held (more info on this a.s.a.p.). […]

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Gathering

 Fragrance I’m pleased to announce the CQA show “Gathering” at the UpFront Gallery, 48 Front St. N, Issaquah, WA Artwork will be shown from April 4 – 26th, 2008 Opening at the Issaquah Art Walk, April 4th, 6 – 9 pm, 2008 I will be present at the evening reception.

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