Week in Review 2020 – 03/27

My husband and I chose to voluntarily self-isolate on Friday, March 13th. The week preceding our choice we were already practicing social distancing and hand washing. I am surprised the change has barely impacted my routines. I’m blown away by the adaptability of the organizations which are part of my everyday structure. Video conferencing is… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 03/27

Week in Review 2020 – 02/21

What Influences Your Work? When I attended my first SAQA Conference, the attendees were asked to submit a slide of their artwork and share what influenced it. I’m guessing we spoke in order by surname, as I was one of the last to share. Artist after artist stood up and said they were influenced by… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 02/21

Week in Review 2019 – 11/15

I love free motion quilting. Although, this was not always true. I recall my first feeble attempts. I took a class with Harriet Hargrove, one of the early pioneers transitioning from hand quilting to machine quilting. Was anyone doing free motion quilting then? This must have been in the mid to late ’90’s. Free Motion… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 11/15

Week in Review 2019 – 11/08

Shannon Conoly, asked me “How will you align the backside of your quilt with the front side?” The easy answer is I won’t. This is one of things I don’t obsess over. I don’t worry about this, because my work is designed to be hung against the wall. Therefore, the backside isn’t seen. Just because… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 11/08

Week in Review 2019 – 09/27

SAQA Auction Update Every September SAQA hosts an online reverse auction of 12″ x 12″ art quilts. SAQA’s talented pool of member artists contributed 443 artworks this week. Proceeds from the auction support the work SAQA does promoting the art quilt as a fine art medium. This year there were 3 different sessions, each containing… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/27