Who Was She?

Who Was She?

Who made this lace? That I bought in a two gallon Ziplock bag for the price of, not much. Who made these blocks? Who cut them apart from the larger quilt, and why? These are unanswerable. If I’d bought these at an estate sale, perhaps I’d at least have a...
Works in Progress – What’s on Your Workbench?

Works in Progress – What’s on Your Workbench?

I went on a family trip in April, got sick on the last day and that turned into the worst sinus infection of all time. I should have realized it was a sinus infection at the point I ordered a thing that allows you to strap a heat pack to your head. So that’s...
New Work: Stretched Quilt with Cyanotypes

New Work: Stretched Quilt with Cyanotypes

You know I love turning things blue. I’ve been printing photograms for a while. Photograms are where you make a cyanotype or Solar Fast print using objects to block the light from getting to the treated paper or fabric. Now, at last, I’m printing...
Why Show Your Art in Libraries?

Why Show Your Art in Libraries?

Someone asked in an online group for artists that I’m in, about whether it was worth it for her to apply for a library show.  Here’s my answer. I have shown in libraries a lot. My own solo shows plus group shows – of the time cards and miniature...
Heart Blocks for a Protest Quilt

Heart Blocks for a Protest Quilt

I’m working on a series of protest quilts/banners – I’ve designed them all and have gathered the fabrics, mostly, I think, and am working on two of them at once. The first will include a dozen heart blocks. My original design was for 24 heart blocks....

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