Slide Show of Art Painted Surfaces Category at International Quilt Festival in Houston

October 31, 2009 § Leave a comment

Here is the slide presentation of the 2009 International Quilt Festival’s category:  Art Painted  Surfaces, sponsored by Ricky Tims:

Online Auction Begins Monday, October 26, 2009, for the Alliance for American Quilts

October 25, 2009 § Leave a comment

I am repeating this today as the auction begins tomorrow.  I acquired a Therese May small quilt at the auction a couple of years ago…I am so happy to have it!

Crazy for Quilts

The Alliance for American Quilts is having an online auction, whose proceeds will be used to support the AAQ and its projects.

All 85 Crazy for Quilts contest quilts will be auctioned via eBay

Here are the dates:

Week One: Monday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Nov. 1

Week Two: Monday, Nov. 2 – Sunday, Nov. 8

Week Three: Monday, Nov. 9 – Sunday, Nov. 15

The bidding for each quilt will start at $50 and each auction week ends at 9:00 pm Eastern.

73. “One Crazy Hot Mama”
Pamela Allen

14. “Folly Flash”
Yvonne Porcella

Kent State University Museum’s Embroidery Collections Online

October 23, 2009 § Leave a comment

Kent State University Museum has excellent embroidery collection info at this site:

The photos are the Museum’s.

French Knots


A Few International Quilt Festival, Houston, 2009 Winners

October 20, 2009 § Leave a comment

Caryl Bryer Fallert won the Best of Show at the International Quilt Festival in Houston last week with HandiQuilter Best of Show Award.

“On the Wings of a Dream”

“Building Up” by Kathy York

first place in Small Abstract Art Quilt

“Pup Art” by Nancy Brown

third place in Art Whimsical

“Heart’s Desire” by Deborah Kemball

second place in Traditional Applique

“Cinnabar and Indigo” by Judy Mathieson

first place in Innovative Pieced

“The Calm After the Storm” byInge Mardal & Steen Hougs

second place in Art People Portraits and Figures

So Much Color Outside!

October 17, 2009 § Leave a comment

These are views  from my studio.




These are other photos in the woods.




Fall is my favorite season.  I love the rich colors and the crisp mornings.

Maude, a Little Bloodhound Puppy

October 17, 2009 § 2 Comments

Here’s Maude, my grandpuppy, a bloodhound.fab tee shirt quilt645 She is sooooooo cute and what a personality!

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I like this close up so much, I may have to do a piece based on it.

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Kaffe Fassett Interview Video

October 17, 2009 § 4 Comments

This is a video about Kaffe Fassett…very interesting.  I think you will enjoy it.


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