SAQA Auction Quilt 2021

This is my second year to donate an art quilt to the SAQA Auction. The 2021 auction will take place online from September 10 through October 3. Here is the link to the auction. You can go to the link now to view pieces that have been received. They will receive mine later this week.

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Inspiration in 2021 from Penny

Last week several friends took a 2-hour road trip to Mount St. Francis in Southern Indiana to see Penny Sisto’s new exhibit “Spirit of Love.” If you’d like to see her previous work, check out my three previous posts: 2012, 2014, and 2018. The 2012 posts tells a lot about Penny’s story.

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How To: Making Cheesecloth Word Skins

Ann chose this technique for the Facebook Postcard Fabric Art’s February Challenge. I saw Margarita Korioth demonstrating this on Quilting Arts TV a year or so ago, and thought this was such a neat technique. I made a couple of cheescloth word skins back then, but was happy to revisit this technique this month. It’s…

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Now what?

I used to write goals. I used to pick a word for the year. I don’t want to do either this year. But I do want to get some things done. Maybe I need a list. So I’m asking myself, it’s 2021 – now what?

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Making small art

I’ve been working on greeting cards lately. These are a bit different from the other ones I’ve shown you.

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The House Quilt Project

I read about The House Quilt Project “Heart of the Home” in the October/November issue of Quilting Arts. Artist Jaime FingaI has partnered with Furnishing Home, an organization that supplies home furnishings for homes of those who were previously homeless. You can read more about this project on The House Quilt Project website. The rules…

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More inspiration from Penny

Barbara and I headed over to the Carnegie Center in New Albany yesterday to get more inspiration from Penny Sisto. Barbara and I try to make day trips to see her art whenever Penny shows it. This post from 2012 was from her exhibit in Corydon Indiana where Penny met with Barbara and I to…

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