Karen on the Blue River is a lovely scene of my friend's granddaughter. Many techniques were used to achieve the desired look. This is the quilt as finished before we decided cut the rock to make it a rectangle. Detail below and then part of...
- October 28, 2017
Years ago, Gary took a picture of me cuddling with my grandgirls. I looked at the photo and considered it from time to time. Recently I decided to make it a quilt.
- March 17, 2017
My great grand daughter helping Mom. The quilt is appliqued features with details painted.
- March 4, 2017
2006 I was looking through old family photos and came across 4 shots that my father took. They are of my sister, Connie and I, and when I saw the back view-inspiration struck! I could make a 2 sided quilt! Techniques: The face side is painted...
- March 4, 2017
I always loved this photo of my Mom--she said she was 16 when it was taken.
- December 26, 2014
2013 Another exciting Fiber Arts Friends challenge was for each of us to make a self portrait. We all groaned when Donna brought up the idea. However, it wasn't long until the inspiration started flowing and the project got going. Such fun to see all of...
- November 14, 2012
This quilt was inspired by a photo of my grand-nieces. I decided to place them in a doorway of a victorian building I found in Ferndale Ca. Their little dog Timmy is also featured. I enjoyed the challenge of the many techniques I used to...
- August 9, 2012
A finished quilt is always a happy occasion. I thought I'd share the process with you. It will take a couple of posts to get the stages in. This is a photo I took of my Granddaughter, as she comforted her little guy.
- March 21, 2011
2011 A new Great Grand Baby! What could be better? Techniques: Painted on 100% Cotton with SoSoft fabric paints. Heavily quilted.
- December 8, 2009
2008 Portrait done with thanks, honor, praise. Techniques: This portrait was painted on off white muslin with fabric paints. I used a man in our church for the model and his wife's hair. Heavily quilted. Models: Jerry & Wendy McGahuey, inspiration photos taken by Gary...
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