"The August Sun"
circa 2012This is a quilt based on a photograph I took. The quilt is machine pieced and quilted. There is no applique here at all. This is a shot of the quilt top only.
I entered the quilt in the Boulder County Fair and took a Grand Champion. This was my first time entering a quilt of mine in any kind of competition, so I was quite surprised to win that top of an honor.
"Pressing Flowers in Newspaper"
This quilt was made as part of a quilting challenge for the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. Again, I used a photograph as the basis of the quilt, then created the pattern and machine pieced and quilted the wall quilt. It measures 25" square.
Here's another one of my own patterns, spurred by my enjoyment of snowflakes and the graphic design aspect of simplifying images. I made this one a few years ago, and it reappears every holiday season to usher in winter...