From the studio.

Another day of Bayeux work, then on to the portraits, I’m doing three different genres at once, and I want to get them completed so that I can create another cheesecloth portrait. I drew this on very fine Indian fabric. It’s so fine, you can see through it. I used prisma pencils because they are…

What are you doing at home?

This week I’ve turned the corner in a way, and I’m preparing for a long time home.What does ‘long time’ mean?Who knows, but I need to plan and get on with what I love doing best—working with Textiles. Hopefully, sometime in the future I can travel and teach again, but I can assure you I…

Textile styles in the making.

It’s taken me a while to write this story. Most of you on my blog, are quilters or love the art of Textiles. We have a textile advantage that we take for granted so today I share a story of art and experimental reinvention. Dena Crain a quilter from Kenya, taught the local ladies a…

Influence of India – the quilt.

I’ve had a busy few days and I’ve finished two quilts this week. “Edna” the Elephant. The idea of the elephant was on a poster on a wall in India. I can’t find the picture, it was just in my mind somehow. I began with fabric from India, the green fabric and the orange is…

The colors of Antigua Guatemala.

Down cobblestone streets full of color and noise. The temperature is in the high 70’s and the air is clean. The streets are full of people, I’m sad to see so many children working on the street selling things. My Pollyanna persona hopes that they go to school later or earlier in the day.  Many…

Stitching texture.

I finished another UFO today.

Well, I guess they are not UFO’s  (un-finished objects) unless you leave hem that way.

Grandma’s Sunday.

I just decided to document the day as  I was deciding the best way to make this new project.