Tag Archives: East Bay Heritage Quilters

What I’m working on for Voices In Cloth quilt show

Here’s a small quilt I’m calling House/Hamsa that will be for sale in the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth. I’m thinking of adding some beads to it. This is a small mixed media quilt that i made about my … Continue reading

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Four 12″ x 12″ quilts for VIC Power of Twelve jury

These are the four 12″ x 12″ quilts that I dropped of at Sue Fox’s studio for the jury for the Power of Twelve special exhibit at the 2020 Voices In Cloth quilt show (VIC). How many of them get … Continue reading

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Quilt finished for A Century of Women’s Progress

I finished this just in time for the deadline of January 4, 2020. It’s a “story quilt,” so here’s my story: I remember when the first issue of Ms. Magazine hit the news stands. My mom bought it and read … Continue reading

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Shibori, felting and fulling class

Last weekend I took an EBHQ workshop with Yoshiko Wada. Here is a photo of some of our experiments. Above is master shibori artist Yoshiko Wada showing us how to brew natural indigo and demonstrating shibori. Since shibori is a … Continue reading

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Printing and painting on fabric

Last Monday I took Deborah Boschert’s EBHQ workshop on printing, stamping, and stenciling on fabric. Below are some of my experiments: This one is handwritten with a Micron pen, and a stamp I made from “fun foam” attached to a piece of … Continue reading

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What I’ve been working on

This is the basket quilt I’ve been working on. It was a secret until last night when I gave it to the past president of EBHQ. She likes to make pine needle baskets when she’s not making quilts. I received … Continue reading

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Hand applique pet portrait

The great thing about helping with EBHQ’s workshops is that I’m taking classes outside my comfort zone, that I wouldn’t ordinarily have signed up for. That’s how I found myself spending two days with Nancy Brown, hand appliqueing a portrait of … Continue reading

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VIC quilts

This one is called Axis Mundi: Jacob’s Ladder. This one is Improv Stars. These are the two quilts I’m entering in Voices In Cloth this year. The first is guaranteed to get in, and the second will get in if there … Continue reading

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What I’m working on…

The deadline for submitting pieces for Voices In Cloth is approaching. I’ve been busy finishing various projects. I rarely sew garments but sewing an apron seemed doable. I examined several that I’ve acquired over the years. I liked the shape of … Continue reading

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Sujata inspired place-mat or very small quilt

I’m hoping to finish another quilt that’s larger than 12″ x 12″ before 2017 ends. Meanwhile I finished this place-mat which I started in Sujata Shah’s EBHQ workshop. This is the block she calls crossroads. I’m also working on finishing … Continue reading

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