BLUE was my choice for my contribution to the spectrum of quilts for the SAQA Northern California/Northern Nevada Prism Play call for entry. We started working on our quilts in June 2021. Members are now beginning to turn in their entries for the show juried by color expert Joen Wolfrom. In March 2022, we will … More Prism Play: A Full Spectrum of Art Quilts
Juried in! My quilt, Rockin’ Robin was accepted for the “New Quilts of Northern California” exhibit that will be shown at Pacific International Quilt Festival in October 14 – 17, 2021 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. I started this quilt in 2020 with the EBHQ and SF Quilt Guilds’ Lone Robin challenge where quilters … More Rockin’ Robin at Pacific International Quilt Festival
Here Comes the Sun! I designed and pieced Here Comes the Sun especially for the EBHQ Voices in Cloth show. We’ll be selling tickets soon, and the drawing will be at the EBHQ Voices in Cloth quilt show in March 2022. Every 2 Years the East Bay Heritage Quilters guild holds its big Voices in … More Win this Quilt!!!
Continuing with my project to depict women who should be on the twenty dollar bill, I completed this quilt for the Century of Women’s Progress Challenge, a voluntary collaboration of quilt enthusiasts, arts organizations, and museum and historical groups in the San Francisco Bay Area. “This story quilt challenge honors the hundred-year anniversary of the … More On the Money
For the second year, I participated in a group of women committed to creating art in a 12″ x 12″ format and making at least 8 – 12 pieces during a 12 month period. We met monthly at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley. We’re showing our work at Bay Quilts in Richmond in Feb 2019 … More Twelve by Twelve Challenge 2018
I’ve been a quilter since 2000, but mostly focused on making the quilt tops, leaving the quilting as an afterthought or something I could hire experts to finish the work for me. I decided to spend the year focusing on making the quilting an important part of my work. I invested in a new Bernina … More My Year of Quilting
Yellow Shoes I photographed this pair of yellow mismatched shoes that I saw in a shop window while walking on a rainy day in San Francisco’s North Beach. The shop was filled with great vintage and hand tailored clothes and shoes. It served as an inspiration for my quilt with the image of the shoes … More This is a Quilt!