a sweet finish to my poppy art quilt ~

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hi there ~if you read yesterday’s post…  you’ll also know this is a class i’m looking forward to teaching in november 8m 10-4 pm at timeless quilts and friends sewing center in missoula, montana.  so here we go with the rest of the “poppy” story, and how i finished it with a bit of thread play, free motion wordplay, and a …

poppy art quilt ~

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good morning all ~lately, i’ve been working fervently on class samples, this time for  timeless quilts from missoula, montana, as i’ve been asked to teach an art quilt class this early november, where we will be focusing on bobbin play, and i’m very excited to about it! how fun!  any art quilt… well, my favorite kind of art quilt, begins …

Cross My Heart

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This is another piece of embellished fabric from my ever-ongoing ‘to-do’ list, done as a demonstration for a Paintstik Class I taught over a year ago. See more about Paintstiks – click here)  I used three colors of paintstiks;  periwinkle blue, copper and silver metallics. I applied a bit of subtle texture with the copper and silver metallic colors, using …

LEAVES at DUSK

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“LEAVES At DUSK” Oh gosh, I had hours and hours of delight designing this quilt, painting the leaves, fusing and adding trapunto to the leaves… and quilting metallic, swirly whirly lines of wind sweeping among the fall leaves floating through the air in my front window from my Antique Crab Apple Tree!  I designed this pattern, after using a stamp …