Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Stolen!

Stolen in or near Lomita, Caliornia in October, 2011.
If you see this quilt on exhibit or for sale, please contact me!
Shady Lady by Wendy L Starn
26.75 x 27.25 inches

Based on original photograph by the artist.
Published in: 500 Art Quilts, Lark Books, 2010, page 383
Special Techniques used, if any: fused reverse applique
Quilted by…Wendy L Starn
Best category: Art Quilt, 2 color quilt, wall hanging

Amy's Creative Side

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

All over the place

I've got artwork in a few places in the coming couple of months:

September Competition at Alexandria Museum of Art

Sept 21-Nov 24, 2012

Earth, Air, Water, Fire


A Trace of Sulfur at Henning Cultural Center, Sulphur, LA
October 19 - November 15, 2012

 Acer Rubrum
Cornered!
and a third piece, photo unavailable

Link to virtual exhibit of the Sulphur show:
http://cfalart.blogspot.com/2012/10/blog-post.html
Eye of the Quilter at International Quilt Festival, George Brown Convention Center, Houston Texas
October 29 - November 4, 2012

 Zinnia
Swamp Swirl

Elemental Layers at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Baton Rouge, LA
November 7, 2012 - January 7, 2013

 October: Azure
November:  Little Cat Feet


Cryptozoology at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
January 7 - February 11, 2013
photos unavailable


Tuesday, August 28, 2012

What I've Been up to lately

5 bridesmaid dresses & a cake topper, that's what!
Congratulations to my lovely daughter & new son-in-law!
More pics at link below.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3990093664138.2153490.1034754276&type=3

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

October: Azure and November: Little Cat Feet

October: Azure and November: Little Cat Feet were constructed for the Contemporary Fiber Artists of Louisiana show, Elemental Layers: Earth, Air, Water, Fire which was exhibited at the Louisiana State Arboretum in June.  Each piece is comprised of several sheer layers.











 October: Azure  materials: organza, chiffon, netting, handpainted cotton fabric,
fused fiber leaves, plastic produce bags, wood.






  November: Little Cat Feet materials: chiffon, organza, netting, cotton fabric, wood

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

pretty awful

Feathers were a major frustration!  I need a couple hundred more hours to get good at these.  Difficult to control speed & stitch length, and I had trouble making anything close to the right shape.  Maybe I should go for leaflets or fronds instead.