Beach Flowers

Beach Flowers

29″ x 20″

This scene is one I have used on other pieces. In this version I painted the scene.  This gives it a totally different look.

Painted onto white fabric, machine quilted, and bound with dark fabric and tiny pink piping at adjacent corners.

All wall quilts have a sleeve attached to the top back.  This is used to insert a slat, dowel, or curtain rod for ease of hanging.

Ruffled Pink Begonia

Ruffled Pink Begonia

48″ x 34″ tall

Image is painted onto white fabric and then enhanced with stitching.

I’ve enjoyed using this method to make floral quilts.

All wall quilts have a sleeve attached to the top back.  This is used to insert a slat, dowel, or curtain rod for ease of hanging.

Beach Floral

Beach Floral

19″ x 33″

Inspired by our lovely rocky Pacific Coast.  This is a Mosaic Picture Quilt, with addition of a few shaped areas. It is covered with sparkling tulle and embellished with some rocks, beads, and lots of thread.  Machine quilted.

All wall quilts have a sleeve attached to the top back.  This is used to insert a slat, dowel, or curtain rod for ease of hanging.

Autumn Day

Autumn Day

20″ x 25″ Tall

Inspired by a road trip in the Fall–I enjoyed the road leading back and the many Fall colors.

I used this as a project in my book: “Mosaic Landscape Quilts”

Techniques: Mosaic Picture piecing, applique tree trunks, fancy machine quilting.

All wall quilts have a sleeve attached to the top back.  This is used to insert a slat, dowel, or curtain rod for ease of hanging.

Alaska

Alaska

43″ wide x 53″ tall

Inspired by a photo taken on an anniversary cruise.

Mosaic Picture piecing, using many printed fabrics.

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.

Kona Palms

Kona Palms

14″ x 11″

This painted quilt was inspired by a trip to Hawaii.  There are lava rocks at the edge of the water and you can feel the palms swaying in the wind.  I was amazed by the color of the water and tried to replicate that in my painting.

Machine quilted.

This quilt is a featured project in my Book: “Painted Picture Quilts”

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.

Garden Beauty

Garden Beauty  Godetia

20″ x 16″

A pretty flower inspired this painted piece.  I enjoy doing this type of quilt and then the quilting enhances and enriches the image.

Featured as a project in my “Painted Picture Quilts” Book

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.

Bailey R/G

Bailey on Red and Green

15″ x 17″

Another Bailey quilt – Since I taught this as a class I have several of the same cute dog…each is unique in subtle ways.

Painted on white fabric, lots of threadwork for the fur, and additional stuffing to add some dimension.

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.

Sunny Days

Sunny Days    35″ x 35″

A fun, innovative, original design using hand dyed fabrics.  Machine appliqued and quilted.

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.

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Mountain Lake

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Mountain Lake

This little quilt was inspired by a lake in Colorado.  I always enjoy picking out fabrics for these projects and this one was fun.  Mosaic piecing for almost all except the mountains and a few flowers.

Machine quilted by free motion designs.  This is a featured project in my book: “Mosaic Landscape Quilts”.

25″ x 19″

All wall hanging quilts have a “sleeve” attached at the top back.  This is used to insert a slat or curtain rod, for easy hanging.