Friday, July 31, 2009

New Work

Boris and Natasha, the Yin-Yang Kittens
Damcing in the Moonlight

These were made for the 2009 Breaking Traditions exhibit at the American Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan. this year's theme is "Home," and the entry fee benefits "A Place to Bark." For more info on the show click on the logo in the right hand column. Both pieces measure 12 x 12 inches (and are actually square despite the wonky photos). For the full story of Boris and Natasha, see this link:
Larger quilt using the same techniques:

Friday, July 17, 2009

what I've been up to - painting scarves

Scrunched or salted, painted and layered with metallic stamped images.

oak leaves

ferns on gauze SOLD!



turquoise butterflies

butterflies on gauze

spirals, resisted and stamped SOLD!
more oak leaves
trees SOLD!!
silver and gold spatters

golden fronds
bronze fronds


baby sunflowers piggy back on the stem of a large one

one of the big guys

all in a corner of the veggie garden

Saturday, July 4, 2009

They're out of the nest now, but here are the baby robins. Mama sat on those eggs for a LONG time, but once they hatched, it was almost no time until they could start to fly.


always hungry.This little guy went exploring and got to the branch above the nest. Perhaps it got crowded in there as the babies got bigger.

Pecan bark & budding sunflower.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009