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.
Fused, machine appliqued, machine quilted. This landscape recalls our trip rafting through the Gates of Lodore section of theGreen River in Utah.
Machine pieced and quilted, Cherrywood fabrics. Simple half-square triangles allow for so much variety!
Machine appliqued, pieced, fused, machine quilted, beaded. The challenge to depict earth, air, fire and water immediately brought an erupting Hawaiian volcano to mind: where else are all four present at once? The quilt’s title comes form the Hawaiian goddesses; Fire (Pele), Natture/Earth (Papa), Sea (Namaka) and the god of Wind (Paka’a).