SAQA Benefit Auction

The annual Studio Art Quilt Association Benefit Auction will take place online from September 10 through October 3, 2021. With hundreds of beautiful artwork available for bidding, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA’s premier fundraising event! All proceeds help support SAQA’s exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. Plus, your purchase helps increase the recognition for art quilts and the artists who make them.

My piece, Hydrangea, is heading to Albuquerque, New Mexico to be ready for the auction.


During the past several months, I photographed plants on my daily walks. Using iPad apps, I altered some favorites, then printed some on fabric using my inkjet printer. For this small quilt, I selected the hydrangea photo for the focal point and pieced alternating squares of 2 colorways of the succulent print. I framed the hydrangea with a green solid to separate the image based prints. Outline quilting and subtle fill quilting enhance the hydrangea with emphasis and give it dimension.

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