Friday, March 13, 2009

Twenty Four Hour Care

hand dyed, over dyed cotton
Cotton velvet
buttons, rayon ribbon
machine pieced, hand quilted
This piece was in the
works for six years.


number seventy eight

AWARD: First place Traditional Wall Quilt
National Juried Show (Canada) Saskatoon 2009

Somewhere there are heirlooms

favourite night dress
hand dyed rayon, paper
artist canvas, cotton perle,
hand stitch


deconstructed in 2012

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Zen Ecstacy

Sari Fabric and mixed media
Hand stitch
raw edge applique, couching
embroidery, embellishments.

Part of the Millenium Journal


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String Quilt

Machine PIeced
Machine quilted
Each block was flipped
and stitched so that it was sewn and quilted at the same time.

Then I hand finished the blocks so that they were sewn together.

I made about ten of these
string quilts and gave
them away during the
period we lived
in Kenora Ontario.

I taught the workshop
"string quilts" at
quilt Canada 1996
in Saskatoon and again
in Edmonton. It's
so easy.


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Cotton and cotton blends
Machine pieced "bars"
Hand quilted.
I made three of these
bar quilts when we lived
in Kenora.

I gave this one to my
sister Nancy. I don't have photos of
the others.


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Patch of Blue

Sugar Sack and Cotton
Cotton Muslin backing
Machine pieced
Hand quilted
The blocks were gifted to me by Doris, our neighbour in Kenora, Northern Ontario.
When Doris died, her daughter gave me Doris' sewing chest which I still have. I gave this quilt to Yvone, our dear friend who lived in Canada for a while but moved back to New Zealand.


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