Starry Starry Cottage

Ronna Leibach

Fabric piecing, thread lacing, machine & hand embroidery, embellished with crystals. This was done as part of a workshop, learning various techniques. We were asked to provide our own fabric and my “stash” lends itself to a more whimsical style.

Waterlilies at the CBG

Ronna Leibach

Cotton and silk fabric mosaic on fusible adhesive, machine embroidered. This was inspired by my favorite waterlilies at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. I love their fluidity and delicate nature. This technique is like assembling a puzzle – of textures and colors.

Beads, Buttons and Roses

Ronna Leibach

Fabric print, beading, machine and hand embroidery. This was done as part of a class with Lisa Binkley. This was my first beaded project and I used a variety of beads, embroidery, and threads to complete it.

Judean Hills Study

Ronna Leibach

Machine embroidery on duck cotton. I have tried this picture in silk painting and chose a familiar scene to try with this new technique. Design Source – Origianl design inspired by wedding invitation.

View From Above – Home Sweet Home

Ronna Leibach

Fused and pieced on crinoline, enhanced by machine quilting and luminere paint. Cotton, silk and organza. This was a project from Valerie Goodwin’s class – Favorite Places. Valerie inspired us to use architectural maps and an “aerial” perspective. My home is on the right – the golf course out my window.     

Jumping off Rock, North Carolina

Ronna Leibach

Fused with Steam-a-Seam II. Cotton fabric fused to fabric sandwich. Free-motion quilting over design. After visiting Laurel, NC (near Hendersonville), the beauty of the Smokies and Blue Ridge mountains are inspiring. The protective fencing was art work itself – a sculpture of the mountains.