Ave Maris Stella Quilt

Yes, let's go ahead an call it a "quilt". It's 36"x36", silk floss and glass beads on cotton batik fabric. Silver-grey dupioni silk applique clouds. A bit of appliqued net in the sea. Currently backed & bound and hanging pinned on a rug (?!) as a centerpiece above the TV on my living room wall… Continue reading Ave Maris Stella Quilt

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Rapunzel Quilt

Rapunzel Quilt, 2009 — present (unfinished); 3 ft x 3 ft. Techniques: hand applique, embroidery, machine topstitch. Goals for this project: Applique/embroider Rapunzel into that darn tower! I hesitated to do this for years because I didn't want to ruin the project by plastering a badly-done princess onto my lovely, time-consuming quilt. Making good-looking embroidered… Continue reading Rapunzel Quilt