An Important Aspect of Quilts

Posted by on 10 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Across the Columbia by Anita Eaton - Perspective in QuiltingPerspective is an important aspect of pictorial quilts whether they are a landscape or still life and geometric quilts. The use of various forms of perspective can enhance the depth of the image making it more dramatic and creates the illusion of being three dimensional.

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Abstract is a wonderful word

Posted by on 3 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Abstract Art - by students Roxane & Susan Abstract is a wonderful word because it has many different subtle meanings. It can be a verb, a noun or an adjective.

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Landscapes from Scraps

Posted by Ruth on 26 September 2017 | 0 Comments

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With all of the beautiful fall colors happening at this time of the year there is an amazing amount of possible photos that could be used to make a beautiful landscape quilt. This particular one Marilyn Lee captured. You cannot get much more beautiful than that!

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Quilt Enhancing

Posted by Ruth on 13 September 2017 | 0 Comments

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There are several of Daphne Greig's quilts below. Do you know what she used to enhance them, AFTER the quilting was completed?

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Breathtaking Fabric Portraits

Posted by Ruth on 11 September 2017 | 1 Comments

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Nine amazing textile portraits have hit social media by storm you could say... and I'm not surprised. These portraits are so real like that you wouldn't imagine they were made of fabrics. Marilyn Belford made her first portrait of her parents (shown top left) back in 1999, she has gone on to make many more wonderful portraits as well as other art quilts. She is one very talented lady! 

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Yosemite Falls, Sandy Beaches or Simple Waves...

Posted by Linda on 5 September 2017 | 0 Comments

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"Waves and Waterfalls" is about to begin again - I do hope you join in and make these pieces with me, because what's a party without people?

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The Modern Quilt

Posted by Elizabeth Barton on 31 August 2017 | 0 Comments

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In the 21st century, the “modern quilt” became a movement or style of quilts in its own right.

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Feeling the Heat of Summer? Winter will be here before you know it!

Posted by Linda on 22 August 2017 | 0 Comments

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Yes, we know it is the heat of the summer, but winter will be here before you know it, and we will once again be up to our eyes in snow. This past winter in California was unbelievably snowy, so let’s put on our winter coats and think SNOW!

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My Stitch Along August Week 4

Posted by Ruth on 21 August 2017 | 0 Comments

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Today I chose a quilt to finish off that I had made quite a while ago. It's a pepper quilt which I made as part of my Still Life workshop. It was completed and I had not planned to quilt it more than the stitching that edged the applique, but my love for stitching, made me think twice about that decision.... pepper quilt for Still Life Workshop

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