Timing is going to San Diego and so am I.
The second voice I give to my art is with thread. I have a tall order for my quilt lines: Be original. Do NOT overpower the composition. Complement the design. Create some type of contrast.
Lada Geo #1 goes up for auction tomorrow, Monday September 28th. It is part of the annual fundraiser for SAQA, Studio Art Quilt Associates.
I have been one bustling artist. Alinea #14 is new on the block. Notice that I opted for a darker line instead of my usual white. I plan on stitching on a facing tonight whilst I binge watch some episodes of Newsroom. Alinea #14 is one of several pieces I have been attending to.
This chronicle of my 2013 quilts will give you some insight into the way I work in several series simultaneously. Alinea, Glimpse and Leaves are the series that seemed to garner my attention this year. I made these quilts in the order in which you see them here. I keep track of my series on
This is Little Lada, my SAQA benefit auction piece all finished. I added simple white lines of stitching. You can see the auction pieces already donated on pinterest. This is the first year SAQA has posted them there.
It is very late to send in a SAQA auction piece but there is still time. I have been fiddling around with a few variations of my Lada elements to see if I could come up with something.
Last night’s Chair Affair gala in Boise, Idaho was smashing. The event actually started the day before with a series of lectures. Here you can see 3 of my artworks, Simply Fraternal, Lada #1 and Simply Fraternal Too, hanging in the background. The panel of experts that educated and entertained us were Dwaine Carver, Jordan Cappella and Amy Pence-Brown.
I went back to work on my Leaves #1 piece and ended up beginning Leaves #2. Both pieces are works in progress. Leaves #1 (work in progress) Leaves #2 (work in progress) The palette for Leaves #2 is very different for me and I’m loving it. I also have a small piece with only