Archive for 2014

February 23, 2015 – Eastern Iowa Heirloom Quilt Guild, Marion, IA

Posted by ewquilts on December 3, 2014 in Speaking Engagements | No Comments

American Legion Building625 31st StreetMarion, IA Morning meeting: 9:00AM; “A Piece of Me” presentation at 10:00AMEvening meeting: 7:00PM; “A Piece of Me” presentation at 8:00PM

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Black Hills, South Dakota – October 2014

Posted by ewquilts on October 29, 2014 in Inspiration, Photography | No Comments

 Lakota prayer flags at the top of Bear Butte  Sunset at the base of Bear Butte  Looking south from halfway up Bear Butte  Sawmill, Hill City  Child’s profile, Bear Butte  Roughlock Falls, Spearfish Canyon  Hike to Roughlock Falls, Spearfish Canyon Stroppel Inn, Midland, South Dakota 

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September 18, 2014, A Piece of Me; St Ambrose Buzz

Posted by ewquilts on September 23, 2014 in Exhibits, Publications, Speaking Engagements | No Comments

Unique forms of art on display at Catich by The Buzz staff writer Brooke Schelly Hanging on the walls of St. Ambrose University’s Catich Gallery are pieces that are not typical pieces of art.  These pieces are not comprised of brush strokes or captured by a camera.  They don’t display well in frames or require […]

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September 10-October 24, 2014, A Piece of Me; Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Posted by ewquilts on July 6, 2014 in Exhibits, Speaking Engagements | No Comments

   With Allison Filley, St Ambrose Art Department staff Without our connection, this exhibit would not have happened! With fellow exhibiting artist, Brian Borchardt      Thanks to the Catich Gallery former and present staff (Leslie, Kristin, Joseph and Kat) and student (Catherine) for making the installation of “A Piece of Me” such […]

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May 2014-May 2016, The Sum of Many Parts: Quiltmakers in Contemporary America, US Tour

Posted by ewquilts on June 5, 2014 in Exhibits | No Comments

Swim, 2013 (currently on tour with The Sum of Many Parts)   “The Sum of Many Parts: Quiltmakers in Contemporary America presents15 quilts in varying styles, created by artists who are actively producing work today. Hailing from 14 different states, the artists featured in the exhibition boast diverse backgrounds and paths that led them to […]

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Map of the World

Posted by ewquilts on March 21, 2014 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

Several years ago, a friend and I visited the Heath Ceramics studio in Sausalito, California.  I have been a fan of their beautiful tile and ceramics ever since.  Last summer in preparing to renovate my bathroom, I stumbled upon some neat little square-images of tile samples on the Heath website.  I quickly realized I couldn’t afford Heath tile for my […]

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Labels

Posted by ewquilts on March 21, 2014 in Special Tips | No Comments

  I always put a label on my quilts.  I hand-stitch it to the lower right hand corner of the back.  The labels are inspired by old-fashioned hang tags and include: Quilt-maker’s signature Title Quilt size Year of completion Number of pieces Place where it was made Quilting information (*) Website Prior to constructing the label, I adhere freezer […]

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Class @ Home Ec Workshop MAR 8 & 15, 2014

Posted by ewquilts on February 11, 2014 in Classes | No Comments

SATs MAR 8 & 15, 10A-1P, Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City Join me to make the Modern Quilt Relish quilt pattern, “Taffy Twists.”  The class is limited to four people with the following quilt-making skills (or willing to learn them very quickly): read and follow pattern; confident, safe, accurate rotary-cutting; “fussy” open-seam ironing; consistent, accurate […]

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Class @ Home Ec Workshop, FEB 8 & 15, 2014

Posted by ewquilts on January 23, 2014 in Classes | No Comments

  SATs FEB 8 & 15, 10A-1P, Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City “Wonky” Double Cross Learn to make this wonderful quilt pattern by Pam Rocco. Work toward a finished 50″ x 50″ quilt in this 6-hr class, or take the top home and make three more to construct a quilt fit for a QUEEN! Perfect gift […]

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Abiquiu, New Mexico (December 29, 2013-January 4, 2014)

Posted by ewquilts on January 12, 2014 in Inspiration, Photography | No Comments

 On-board the Southwest Chief (Amtrak)  El Santuario de Chimayo, Chimayo, New Mexico  Chimayo with faralitos  Hwy 84 north of Abiquiu, New Mexico  13-mile Forest Service road to monastery  Rio Chama  Christ in the Desert monastery  bush at monastery  stations of the cross at monastery  Los Ojos, New Mexico  Hwy 84 north of Abiquiu, New Mexico […]

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