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  • "Word, Words, Words"

    "Words, Words, Words" is an 8" square, (20.5cm square) art quilt embellished with buttons and beads. It is an entry for Quilting Arts Reader Challenge "Text Me" and is based on my love of different styles of fonts. Even when I don't know the language, I love the shape of...
    Posted to Quilting Arts Challenges by Nancy Smeltzer on 28 Mar 2013
    Filed under: Nancy Smeltzer, beaded art quilts, art quilts, embellished with buttons and beads
  • "Celestial Lifelines"

    “Celestial Lifelines” - © Smeltzer, 2002 41” W x 36.5” T Hand and machine embroidery, hand and machine quilting, Hand beading and embellishment Cotton and cotton blend fabrics, netting, glass, plastic, and metal buttons and beads “Celestial Lifelines” is based...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 30 Oct 2012
    Filed under: Nancy Smeltzer, art quilts, beaded art quilts, embellished with buttons and beads
  • "Laughter"

    The titles and images for my quilts come from various sources. Sometimes, I have the image first, sometimes I have the title first, and often, I'm playing with fabrics, start on the piece, and then the title comes to me. The name and image for this art quilt. "Laughter', came to me after...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 5 Dec 2011
    Filed under: art quilt, Nancy Smeltzer, Contemporary art quilts, beaded art quilts
  • "In the Garden of the Silvery Marshes"

    I don't use a lot of silver in my art work or in the jewelry that I wear, as I think that gold colors go better with my skin tone and hair color. In the mid 90s, the popular book "Color Me Beautiful" came out and there were various in home parties where the trained consultant would come...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 14 Nov 2011
    Filed under: Nancy Smeltzer, beaded art quilt, Contemporary art quilts, fantasy landscape quilt
  • "Undersea Garden - Blue"

    I'm enclosing some pics that I've been uploading to my blog and Fiber Fantasies Facebook page that didn't make it on my web site. This tiny piece, 13.5"W x 14"T, has a multitude of shiny buttons and beads to simulate bubbles and froth. Even the binding is moiré satin ribbon...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 4 Oct 2011
    Filed under: art quilt, Nancy Smeltzer, sea life quilt, beaded art quilt
  • "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...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 22 Sep 2011
    Filed under: machine embroidery, fiber art, Nancy Smeltzer, hand beading, art quilts, buttons and beads
  • "Circles of Black,Circles of White V"

    “Circles of Black, Circles of White V”, (24.25”W x 27.25”T), while 5 th in this series to be cut out, is actually the 2 nd to be completed. I love the bright colors and buttons. All of the pieces in this seven parts series have the same black and white striped circle fabric, which...
    Posted to Share Your Quilt & Fiber Art by Nancy Smeltzer on 1 Oct 2010
    Filed under: Mixed media, Art Quilt, Beaded Quilt, embroidery, embellishments, contemporary, Fabric Collage, Quilt Art, Nancy Smeltzer, hand quilting, hand beading
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