Beach Quilt Class Update

  The Beach Quilt Class at Hobby Lobby in Daphne,AL. has ended although the students still have a few blocks to work on this summer. Paper Piecing is a great way to achieve perfect points and details that otherwise would be nearly impossible with traditional piecing. The students learned so much during this technique class…

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Creative Family Fun

What could be better than a weekend of family visits? A weekend of creating art during their visit! My daughter, Morgan and grand daughter Sophia, love art! Sophia is only 4 years old and loves to create her art with Play-Doh, paint, crayons, drawing and stringing beads.  Morgan is very creative and is up for…

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Ice Dyeing Part 2

The day finally arrived when the Azalea City Quilt Art Group would get their turn at Ice Dyeing. Led by Carolyn and me, the Art Group members scrunched, folded,and twisted their fabric in preparation for dyeing their fabrics. Excitement filled the air as everyone added the ice and dye powders. Then, the anticipation of waiting…

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Ice Dyeing

Hello friends! With summer approaching and the heat of the south coming in strong how do you stay cool?  ICE DYEING-A fun and artistic solution for channeling your inner artist while keeping cool! I want to share this fun ice dyeing project that my friend Carolyn and I did recently.  Carolyn did this project with…

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Focus on Fabric Retreat 2016

Hi Friends. This year instead of my usual trip to the Quilt capital of the world, Paducah, KY., (my words) I decided to try a new adventure.  I received my March/April edition of  Machine Quilting Unlimited and noticed a picture of a work by Judy Coates Perez.  Remembering the CREATE Retreat (2009) I attended in…

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BCS Charity Auction Quilt

T-shirt Quilt with “art quilting” center block. The mascot eagle was created by projecting the image on a wall, tracing the image, and sewing together parts of white and yellow t-shirts. (You don’t HAVE to be able to draw, to produce art quilts. Use your own photographs our free images to design!)

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