Intoxicating flowers ~

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The beautiful Lettering and Art is by Elvie Studio.  I was the lucky winner of this piece.  Thank you Lori; I love your art style.  It really does… intoxicate me! Lori at Elvie Studios has a wonderful blog.  I hope you will stop by and visit it for… intoxicating inspiration! Ahh… never do I tire of taking pictures of flowers! …

A Color Theory Explored

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Aren’t these pretty flowers?  I brought this little purple ‘damask’ batik sampler out onto the patio, and played with the color, texture and angles..  This little quilt features bobbin play.  Did you know you can enter “bobbin play” into the search box on the blog (in the right side column) to find all the posts about this fun technique?  The …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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I’m posting some favorite pics… taking inspiration from photos of my garden last summer! I sure love to take photographs… and I’ve been experimenting with some ideas for some colorful thread play, patterns, transfer… collage. Top picture were our Martha Washington geraniums from the patio garden last summer.  Then late in summer, the Mums were stealing the show! Not only …

REJOICE for RACHEL

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“REJOICE for RACHEL!” This is the first quilt in a series I am planning… dedicating an art quilt to each of several Sisters and Friends. REJOICE!  That’s what I feel everytime I see this lovely young lady, RACHEL. I rejoice! So this art quilt is dedicated to her!  (And it is her birthday gift too!)  This young lady was part …