Morning Commute Process

My method of making quils involves putting hundreds and thousands of pieces of fabric together to make a larger picture. This process has its drawbacks, one of which is I have no way to use smooth gradients. The only way for me to transition from one colo…

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FlowScape

Have you ever had an idea for a new picture but had no way of getting the perfect reference photo? Sometimes I have an image in my head of how something should look, but I struggle recreating that design in the real world without having a reference. Usual…

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Designing Overlap in Illustrator

I was recently asked to explain how I make individual pieces in Illustrator. How do I go from this: Detail view of the digital template for my quilt 'Leap of Faith' To this: Pieces of fabric for Faith&…

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Textile Talks - Conversations with the Artists: Aloft

On July 22, 2020, I was invited to be one of the guest artists participating in a SAQA-sponsored Textile Talk. SAQA, aka Studio Art Quilt Associates, is one of several organizations sponsoring these Textile Talks on a rotational basis. The theme for this …

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Steampunk Selfie vs Leap of Faith

Earlier this year, I finished a quilt titled Leap of Faith. This quilt shows a girl bungee-jumping from a steampunk airship while taking a selfie photo. It's very similar, seemingly identical, to a quilt I made last year titled Steampunk Selfie. How is th…

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