Pieced with batiks purchased in Ketchikan, Alaska and photos of Alaskan rocks, lichens, water and moss printed on fabric. My father and I travelled to Alaska where I was inspired by the scenery and the salmon’s journey from streams in the forest to the ocean and back again. Returning salmon provide food for bears andContinue reading “Tongass Tango: the salmon dance between forest and sea
Machine pieced, hand quilted. I started this quilt around 2003 when I lived in Barrington. I finished the piecing in California and named it ‘Sunset over the Pacific’ but it ended up in my UFO pile. Another move, the quilt came out again for quilting and a return to its original name.
Machine pieced and quilted commercial fabrics with angelina embellishment. The design of the flying comet was inspired by the IQI Challenge fabric that looked like outer space to me, so I used it for the background.
Machine pieced and quilted, hand dyed (home and purchased) and batik fabrics. I would like to thank my mother, Marie Greening, for making this quilt possible. My first attempt at machine quilting quilting this was dreadful. My shoulder hurt, my machine misbehaved, and yet I kept on going. When it was done, I decided thatContinue reading “Scatteration
Machine pieced and quilted, purchased hand dyed fabrics. The pattern evokes an ancient wooden door with metal studs on it, but this impression is softened by the faded fresco colors. The peachy/brown blocks appear to float over the green background. I’ve tried to re-create this quilt with different colors and have never quite managed theContinue reading “Tuscan Fortress
Pieced with purchased hand-dyed fabric, machine quilted. I was experimenting with curved pieces and liked the way these seem to float against the background like UFOs, or as the government prefers to call them, un-identifed aerial phenomena.