Making an art quilt a different way!

We finished half of the center of the 2nd quilt Gordon commissioned me to support him making.  I never work from pattern or try to get a specific color.  this has been a big learning curve  for me… but we are moving along. and here is Gordon Kyle holding up his painting/cutout in front of […]

The velvet scarf collection for Absolutely Art part 2

  This is almost all of the second part of the collection for Absolutely Art on Atwood Avenue.  these are one sided velvet in 2 sizes that can be hand washed and machine dried.  They are painted with procion fiber reactive dyes here in my studio at 1331 Dewey Court in Madison.

Today’s blankie, for an Angel

  In the south we  call distant relatives “kissin cousins”  I was commissioned by my brother in law’s niece Ashley, the cousin of my niece Cydney to make a blankie for her first grandbaby coming soon.  It’s a funny thing about blankies… they started off as a tithe to the newborns and have slowly turned […]

PURPLE-PHOBIA, ITS A TERRIBLE AFFLICTION!

  I am a purple-aphobe, I admit it. I don’t know how it happened but I came to hate purple. Maybe because it is  the favorite color  of many quilters and I am  a poophead!  I know!   I read when I was in the fifth grade that purple was the favorite color of schitzophrenics […]

BUILDING A WEBSITE TAKES A WHOLE FAMILY!

What a crazy geek-ified day I am having!  John Nunnelly was here giving me a computer lesson. It often happens he skype’s his brother Luke who is a whomping mega geek who runs a company that does Search Engine Optimization to ask a question about this rinky dink little project we are working on and […]

quilts for babies

When I am stuck I usually paint a happy sun face… it is a great icebreaker for my creativity!  I painted this sweet quilt for my friend Gabriela from Transylvania who is expecting.  She is here visiting San Miguel and is the most delightful and charming presence!

ANOTHER FANTASTIC MEAL WITH ALEX AND GABRIELLA AT MIVIDA RESTAURANT IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO

We ate at MiVida restaurant after the 2nd showing of Alex’s movie. Likely the best restaurant in san miguel. The chef made a sugar free desert for me… sort of a banana split without the ice cream! YUM!!!