Monthly Archives: April 2009
I swear I only bought the purple dot and two of the Christmas fabrics for gift bags. The shop sent me all of these fabrics including those little reindeer fabrics (hhmmm). I had an idea for the dots and one … Continue reading
Ok, you might think this is a hideous and weird looking carpet. The colors are fairly….interesting. What I like about this carpet is that: there is a strong layering effect. It reminds me of the Gabrielle Swain class I took … Continue reading
This drawing is kind of the culmination of a series of flower doodles that I did in a journal I used in the middle of last year. I got on a flower kick and just couldn’t stop drawing them. I … Continue reading
Here is the response to bold. I apologize to everyone who had trouble with this one, because I did, too. The story continues….
Orange was the creative prompt to which this drawing is a response. It doesn’t feel very creative just to draw a bunch of oranges. I like how they fit with my cartoon story.
A lighthouse is a beacon. Beacon of hope. See the Creative Prompt page if you want more resources or have questions about this project. See other creative prompts and their responses by clicking on ‘Creative Prompt’ in the tag cloud. … Continue reading
Summary: this post follows up on Saturday’s post about the Pamela Allen class. I realized that when I am in a class with Pamela, I do think outside of my own quiltmaking box. I also realized that if I just … Continue reading
Summary: response to dream creative prompt I know I showed this quilt on Saturday, but I realized that I am dreaming of flowers and the beach and of all things cheerful. After the Pamela Allen class, I really want to … Continue reading
Summary: Different options for one new element in the Tarts Come to Tea. This is a quick post to see what you think about cake plate options. Here is one of the renditions of the Tarts Come to Tea from … Continue reading
Summary: This post talks more about how the Pamela Allen class with CQFA will inform the Tarts Come to Tea. I find that a good class will inform my work in a way that other experiences don’t. I don’t see … Continue reading
I have been in class for the past two days with Pamela Allen. Pamela is much more than a quilt teacher. She is truly an art teacher who works and encourages work in fabric. I had THE Aha moment in … Continue reading
What do you think about Orange? Orange is the creative prompt for this week. Orange is a color. Pat Sloan recently did an orange retreat on her blog/FB page. Orange is a fruit and juice. Many cleaning supplies claim to … Continue reading
This is part of a skirt! How does it inspire you?
Yes, I have been working on the Tarts, but often the work I am doing seems like no progress rather than actually work. I started out with this drawing for the last block, presumably for the space in the lower … Continue reading