Sunday, October 31, 2010


This is my entry for the Blogger's Quilt Festival. Thanks Amy for doing this for us. It is a joy to see all the other quilts.

This is the 4th in a series of horse quilts which I had the honor of hanging at our main library during the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. I named it Three Friends.

It is made with my Stained Glass Applique technique, but I attempted to stylize this piece. Perhaps I will play with that technique some more in the future. I thought I was finished with horse quilts, but when I went to see Secretariat a couple of weekends ago I think I have to make one more. That was a wonderful story and some of it was filmed in Lexington.
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Thursday, October 21, 2010


Finally, I have something finished.

This quilt is for my sister Marcia, and I made it from a picture that I found on her Facebook page. I haven't posted the whole quilt yet as I want it to be somewhat of a surprise when she actually receives it in the mail.

My sister is an animal lover. I think she has 4 or perhaps 5 dogs, plus various cats as well as she raises birds that she
sells. Anybody that gives of themselves that much is ok by me. I hope she will be very surprised by this gift!

I made this quilt using the Stained Glass Applique technique that I have been working in for several years now, and it is a technique that I teach over the internet, as well as to various groups. You can check it out by clicking on Serindipity 2.
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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Tee \shirt Cutting

As you know I have been playing with the idea of cutting up old Tee Shirts. I tried a number of techniques and this is one that I am pleased with, and wanted to share it with you. This white tee shirt was very old, very big but because of that I had room to cut and tie. I am kind of a stickler for fit, so not every old tee shirt will work. The other thing I found is that every tee shirt stretches differently. So, if you want to try this you will have to experiment a bit.
It is so much fun to take something that you thought you would never wear again and turn it into something current.
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