Larye and I have belonged to the art quilt group at Ruby Street (RAQ or Ruby Street Art Quilters) for four years. Each quilter has a different talent and interest which results in a great deal of inspiration to all … Continue reading
For a couple of years, I have been considering a liquidation of my machine quilting business. A long bike trip in September convinced me that I wanted to do more biking while we could still manage to do so….so my … Continue reading
Last week, I had the opportunity to take a class from Dianne Totten in woven shibori…what a treat. At the right is just one of Dianne’s many class samples and the clothing made from these woven fabrics can only be … Continue reading
I have a friend who does lovely embroidered panels. When we got together for a week last year, she had 22 redwork panels that she wanted made into a quilt. I have made her art into quilts in the past … Continue reading
In October, I had the opportunity to take a tapestry weaving class from tapestry artist, Elaine Duncan. Elaine spends a portion of her professional life in her studio on Vancouver Island, a portion teaching various fellow weavers, and a portion … Continue reading
The custom machine quilting for hire portion of Realizations Fiber Arts has finally finished its 10-year plus run. I finished my last customer quilt in October…a masterpiece of piecing (by friend, Carol) and quilting (by yours truly) based on a … Continue reading
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My preparation for the Olympia Weavers’ annual Show and Sale was minimal this year; however, I did make fiber and beaded date book/check book covers. I sold a dozen and was pretty jazzed about that outcome. I will definitely do … Continue reading