This is a hen with attitude.
Gallus gallus (2012)
Sepia (2012, Quilted by Michaelanne Gephart ) Sepia, a Bernese Mountain dog is gentle, quiet and curious. Picking pears when in season is a favorite pastime of hers. She politely posed for this photo, left paw delicately curved under her body. The light background and bold lime green flowers help to balance her beautiful [Continue Reading]
Time Machine (2012, 21 x 19) Many designs lend themselves to playful use of fabrics. “Bugs” and flower power were all the rage in the 70s and are both iconic of that time……..and a bit nostalgic for me. Based on the same pattern as “VW Beetle”, the black/white clock fabric and the big bold daisies [Continue Reading]
Poppy (2012, 72×48) This bright red poppy seemed the ideal subject for a black, white and red quilt. The playful background enhances the bright red petals of this flower. [SOLD]
Petrified Wood (1997, 28×38) Driving to Asilomar one year, we passed through the Petrified Forest in Arizona where I purchased a piece of petrified wood. Fascinated by this once living tree turned to stone, I loved its colorful structure. This was my first effort at designing a pictorial nature quilt.
Strawberries (2001, 40×54) These slices of strawberries created a wonderful transparency, and how the delicate features of this fruit. [$1800]
Dragon (2004, 65×88) I made this quilt for my older daughter as she headed off to college. She wanted something bold for her dorm room and this dragon seemed perfect. The quilt began with the fabric in the mouth of the dragon. The pink, white and blue fabric that looked like dragon teeth to me, [Continue Reading]
VW Beetle (2007, 21×18) I have a soft spot in my heart for VW Bugs. Many of my friends owned these iconic cars in the 70s, and I played “punch-buggy” with my kids as these cars became rarer on the roads. I also enjoy quilts that “suggest” the image; in this case, a partial front [Continue Reading]
Mandrill (2004, 56×34) In the primate world, mandrills are among the most colorful species. A variety of baboons, mandrills are common to West Africa. Sporting bright red noses and rich blue cheeks, males are very attractive to females mandrills. This close view lends an ominous view to this young male. The bearded area below [Continue Reading]