Tag: Beaded Quilt

How to Hand Sew: The Beaded Back Stitch

Hand stitching is a staple in my book. For many quilters and sewists it is, and has been, in their repertoire for years. If you’re like me, hand sewing is the first sewing technique you learned. While chain stitch and buttonhole stitch along with other embroidery stitches are great ways to embellish fabric, bead embroidery–especially the…

Coral Sea – Detail

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"Night Flight" Passages Challenge Entry

Yup, I have a thing for doors and the Passage Challenge was exactly what I needed to spur me on to make this little art quilt titled, "Night Flight". Allow me to share with you the story behind it. My mom passed away on 4-29-10 and I hadn't been able to bring myself to quilt anything to…

decorative pillows

I hope you enjoy my new pillows. I tried to use an old experiment of wax painting which I made few years ago – the piece of hand painted fabric stayed sad in a corner almost neglected, untill in a day when I decided to bring it to life. Thank you for visit. Other topics…

Hear What I Say

“Hear What I Say” (8.5”W x 11”T x .5”D) was created for the “Tag, You’re It!” Reader Challenge sponsored by “Quilting Arts” magazine. The idea was to incorporate words into the piece in the “spirit of individuality”. One of the suggestions was to “incorporate text as a “fun graphic element”, but it seems that my…

Hear What I Say

“Hear What I Say” (8.5”W x 11”T x .5”D) was created for the “Tag, You’re It!” Reader Challenge sponsored by “Quilting Arts” magazine. The idea was to incorporate words into the piece in the “spirit of individuality”. One of the suggestions was to “incorporate text as a “fun graphic element”, but it seems that my…

Flowers in the Sky

“Flowers in the Sky”, 9”W x 8.25”T x .25”D, was created and accepted into the  sixth international biennial exhibit, of the World Textile Art Organization. The subject for all of the five exhibits was “Aire”, and were held, along with countless lectures and events all over Mexico in May, 2011. This piece was displayed in…

Memories of Bygone Lovers

  The title kind of says it all. “Memories of Bygone Lovers”, 18.5”W x 22”T x 1”D, was created as a cathartic piece after suddenly being dumped by a lover. The event was a big surprise and pretty devastating, but when I finally crawled out of bed, I decided to make something beautiful out of…