about a year ago i read an article about medieval figure poetry, an abstracted arrangement of letters into shapes that suggest the subject matter. many of them used actual squares. in interpreting this convept as an art quilt i started with four 16 character phrases related to social justice, plus the nine letter words amplified and testimony.
Figure Poem: Testimony
Chiisai I, a tiny art quilt
I’m sending this to Studio Art Quilt Associates for their Spotlight auction at the 2021 virtual conference next month. It was a fun project to do and the tiniest thing I’ve ever quilted. Chiisai I, 2021 6″ x 8″This tiny abstract landscape is made of Japanese textiles. It is hand stitched with sashiko thread and embroidery floss in a style […]
Carpenters Star started
A dear friend and admired artist and artisan recently gave me three bags of beautiful cotton fabric and her large hand quilting frame! I’m so very grateful for her kindness, so I’ve decided to make a small throw quilt for her, using some of her fabrics and to hand quilt it! I’m going to make a Carpenters Star for her, […]