Let's face it. Some of us are just a tad obsessed with our pets. I'm not naming names or anything...
Above: Sophie our Golden mut getting some love from Dickens, our huge Maine Coon cat.
This year’s theme, Getting
Pet-ty inspired hundreds of you to depict your beloved furry or feathered friend
with fabric, thread, and heaps of love. From the countless entries
received, the decision to winnow the lot down to 13 was very difficult. We saw
lizards, llamas, parrots, horses, mice, dogs, cats, iguanas, you name it.
Congratulations to the
following artists whose art quilts will appear in our 2012 calendar:
LuAnn Kessi “Gunnr”
Faith Cleary (Untitled, cow)
Nancy Brown “Opie and Mittens Go
Sue Clayton “My Pet Llama”
Susan Brubaker-Knapp “Trouble in the
Susan E. Connor (Untitled, cat with fish
Lisa Encabo ‘Cutie says, “FEED ME! Throw
Nancy Hayes “Jazz Fetch!”
Loreen Leedy “Cautious”
Amber McIntosh (Untitled, frogs)
Joan Sowada “Agnus Ready”
Nanette Zeller “A Perfect Storm”
Jill Packer “The Iconic Miss Isabella