Journal Quilt – T is for Travel, Time, Turmoil

Journal Quilt – T is for Travel, Time, Turmoil

This time I chose to use another of my ‘recycled’ fabrics for my August journal quilt.  I pulled out a piece of ‘fabric’ created from fused shopping bags and created my artist trading cards for the FAN retreat in September and some ‘inchies’ and squares that are incorporated into this piece.  Nothing goes to waste! My Inspiration August proved to be another crazy month!  I chose ‘T’ for a number...

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Journal Quilt – M is for Move and Manage

Journal Quilt – M is for Move and Manage

My Inspiration For my June journal quilt I selected the letter M.  M stands for ‘move’ or ‘manage’.  Our lives have taken a dramatic change and suddenly we are faced with the fact that we will be  spending a winter in the north once again.  While we loved the spirit of the Osoyoos park we visited in November and December 2011, we found the weather too cold for long-stay comfort in our RV, the cost of propane off-set any...

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Journal Quilt – H is for Heart – Launching a Monthly 12×12 Series

Journal Quilt – H is for Heart – Launching a Monthly 12×12 Series

‘H for Heart’ is part of a SAQA traveling exhibition in 2012-2014 – ‘Best of the West’ Inspiration For a long time now I have been thinking about committing to a monthly 12 x 12 piece of fibre art to journal my art and life – weekly or daily would be too much at this point! It’s a great way to try out new techniques without committing to a major piece. I have had a little prodding – the western Canada SAQA...

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