Sunrise over Lake Michigan

Diane Greening

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.

Burney Falls

Diane Greening

Pieced, fused, appliqued and painted; couched trims. Burney Falls State Park is a little jewel of a park in Northern California, a long way from any freeway.

Comet Quil-hou-tek

Diane Greening

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.

Scatteration

Diane Greening

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

Diane Greening

Tuscan Fortress

Diane Greening

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

Diane Greening

In Other Worlds

Diane Greening

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.

Green River, Gates of

Diane Greening

Fused, machine appliqued, machine quilted. This landscape recalls our trip rafting through the Gates of Lodore section of theGreen River in Utah.

Twisted

Diane Greening

Machine pieced and quilted, Cherrywood fabrics. Simple half-square triangles allow for so much variety!