My Quilts By Type

Improv

For me, improv is work that literally begins by a scrounge through my scrap bins, both small pieces and constructed bits. At some point planning may occur, but it’s an intuitive process based purely on colors and shapes.

Getting Brighter

Emerald Islets

Opening Up

Disappearing Diamonds

Boxed-up

Boxed Up

Rust Never Sleeps

Rust Never Sleeps

(At The) Feet of Klee

Ripples In Still Water

Purple Rays

Alex’s Windows

Afterglow

 

My Garden Without My Glasses

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Back to Nature

Canyon

Pong

Transparency

I fell in love with the see through effects possible with silk organza and made the following pieces specifically to take advantage of that.

Nebula

It’s All About Me

The Big Bang

Unfolding

Cellophane

Mostly Solids

Sometimes I like the punch strong solid colors provide.

Mostly Black and Blue

Color Slide

Rennie

Landscapes

Almost all my landscapes are based on actual places, though some are more abstract than others.

Mean Streets

A Grand Day Out

Winter Fields

Should Trees Have Standing

Tidal Marsh – Spring

All Fall Down

Golden

The Smokies

Kansas

Tidal Marsh – Autumn

Hazy Shade of Winter

Hand Stitching

I’ve made a conscious effort to play with the textural effects hand stitches provide, mostly with perle cotton.

Lattices

Torii Traces

Phosphenes

Arcs

Grasses

My Brain on Xmas

Graphic

I find it hard to separate my more graphic pieces from technique-specific categories.  However, the work below usually began with a sketch or, in a few cases, was based on a pattern.

Redlined

Rick Rack

Paperback Writer

Look At The Birdie (McCalls Quilting bird pattern)

Distilled

Topsy

Dandy Candy (Angela Pingel pattern)

107 Pyramids

Flaming Out

Connect The Dots

Minty Fresh

The Language of Pink Elephants

Spring @ 60MPH (Timna Tarr idea)

Curves Ahead

Yellow Jacket (Kim Shaeffer pattern)

Rainbow Connection

An Eye Opener

Jeweled Leaves (Deb Karasek leaf pattern)

Dancing Stars (Amy Ellis pattern)

In The Clouds

Akron Amish

Swimming Upstream (based on Sandi Cummings)

Creature Feature

12 Carat Diamond (Zen Chic pattern)

WPM

Tipsy Lampshades

Subtle Points

Just A Sliver (Lisa O’Neill circle)

Heart In Gold

Breezeblocks_quilted

Breezeblocks (Jacquie Gering pattern)

Boxed Triangles

There Are Strings Attached (based on Sandi Cummings)

Traditional

I have indeed made quilts that would be considered traditional, though it’s been a while.

Lost At Sea

Kaleidoscope

Labyrinth

Going Nova

 

Other Work

Finally, the work that defies categorization.

Wayside Weeds

Repurposed/Resurfaced

Orange Blossom Special

Moonrise

Big Leaf

Heading Home

Mosaic