Community Pandemic Quilt Square

Community Pandemic Quilt Square

A local art center put out a call for people to make a quilt square relating to the pandemic for a community quilt. How to express this whole thing/mess in one square? I was stumped. I was going to forget about it, but the organizer texted and in texting back that I...
Improv Quilt in Wool, I Made a Wagga!

Improv Quilt in Wool, I Made a Wagga!

Quilting during a Global Pandemic I’ve long struggled with whether to be a quilter or not, and if yes, what kind. This struggle has mostly looked like not quilting. Partly, this is because my mother-in-law is a prolific quilter, I’ve seriously lost count...
New Work: Collaboration with Unknown Quilters

New Work: Collaboration with Unknown Quilters

In this quilt top, I’ve combined found quilt blocks from two different and unknown quilters, into one. My creative constraints for this type of project are: No new quilt blocks (well, okay, I had to make just one block in order to make this work, using squares...
Why I Use Quilts in My Art

Why I Use Quilts in My Art

As an artist, my job is to notice things, including things about my art. I do my photo series, Through the Windshield, and I’ve been noticing themes in what I choose to photograph. This is useful. (Apparently, I like to photograph ghost signs, rusty things,...