In the Cut Collection of paper piecing patterns, I include four colourways in Kona Cottons: green, purple, red, and yellow. They work best on a white, off-white, black, or near-black backgrounds. Except for the yellow, which works best on black or almost black. The rationale for all the colourways is this: Because the gemstones are… Read More
Why do they work together? 2017 Kona Color of the Year: Pink Flamingo with the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery.
As quilters, we love intricate patterns, tiny pieces and impressive finishes. Even more so, we love the shortcuts that get us there. Sometimes, a paper piecing pattern has multiple templates such as the Teardrop Cut from the Cut Collection, which has 16 templates. Switching tasks a considerable amount of time. Cut, sew, press, cut, sew,… Read More
This quilt is inspired by Andy Gilmore's digital artwork “08-25-10." The intention was to translate a digital process of generating art into an extreme analog version. The result was 2,160 triangles in 25 different shades. As my second quilt, this marked the beginning of an evolution in my work, where solids are used exclusively to… Read More
Entitled "Soft Cut”, this little 4" x 5” piece is on exhibit at Argyle Fine Art in downtown Halifax from January 20 to Feb 11, 2017. Over 300 works are in this annual curated show, now in its 11th year. The submission called for works from both established and emerging artists. Although I am not sure about how I feel about… Read More