Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Art Quilt Elements

I've already been twice and each time I've noticed new things. This is one of my favorites - a piece by Ilene Perlman whose studio I visited last winter during a local open studio tour. The folk art approach appeals to me as well as her incorporation of objects such as bottle caps and buttons. Part of her unique style is the way she couches some of these objects under the fabric as well as using them as surface embellishments.

Monday, April 23, 2012

not red

Dyeing with red onion skins yielded a golden color, not red.

Thursday, April 5, 2012


with what I'm thinking of as a confetti piece
the redbud is beginning to bloom

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


the beginning of a little something new 
it's still cold enough to continue to have fires
even as first blooms are appearing

Monday, April 2, 2012


although practically a perpetual project, the time came to stop and send it on its way