Archive for 2018

Recalibration

Posted by ewquilts on November 12, 2018 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

After an intensive year creatively, and personally – it seemed like a good time to take a break and turn back to the roots of what I love most about quilting – color, geometry, and tradition.  I am making Recalibration simply for the joy of making it, in hopes that this same joy will be […]

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Gifting Smokehaus Rose

Posted by ewquilts on November 12, 2018 in Inspiration, Pillars of My Quilting World | No Comments

After returning from my exhibit in France, I decided it was time to retire a few quilts out of my collection and from public exhibition.  It is such a thrill to be able to gift these quilts to people who’ve played a formative role in my life, creatively or otherwise.  One of these people is […]

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September 13-16, 2018, From the Artist’s Collection; Le Carrefour Européen du Patchwork, Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, France

Posted by ewquilts on November 12, 2018 in Exhibits | No Comments

photo credit: Le Carrefour Européen du Patchwork photo credit: Dorothee Schwolgin   I am excited to have been invited to have a solo show at the 24th Annual Le Carrefour Européen du Patchwork in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France.  I will be exhibiting nine quilts and presenting my video A Piece of Me on Saturday, September 15 at 2pm.  It is […]

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What We Keep (pattern), Magic Patch, Les Éditions de Saxe (France), Fall 2018

Posted by ewquilts on September 4, 2018 in Publications | No Comments

Les Éditions de Saxe featured a pattern of my quilt What We Keep (2008) in the Fall 2018 edition

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Poor Man’s Damask: A Hymn in Four Part Harmony

Posted by ewquilts on August 1, 2018 in Inspiration, WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

Re-imagined weaving patterns provide endless inspiration.   Can hardly wait to start this series! Soprano Bass Tenor Alto

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Monsoon

Posted by ewquilts on July 19, 2018 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of accepting and completing a commissioned piece for a couple of Kansas City art collectors and friends of mine.  I am typically hesitant to accept commissions, but was honored by this one.  The piece is titled Monsoon and was inspired by my experience of Arizona monsoon rains while visiting in the […]

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May Day (You Are Here)

Posted by ewquilts on July 19, 2018 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

original sketch, completed on December 10, 2017 I began working on the piece May 1, 2018 in Ellensburg, Washington two of the foundational checkerboard squares front and back of one the diagonal squares my progress as of the end of June 2018 (1/4 of the finished top, lower right corner) As of August 5, 2018, this quilt […]

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The Tale of Two Banners

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Writing | No Comments

Prelude  Only recently have I come to full terms with the church’s role in my spiritual life as well as my life as an artist.  Growing up, the church was one of my first and only consistent encounters with aesthetic beauty – the order and seasonal colors of the liturgy, the banners, the stained glass windows, […]

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The Making of an Artist: Desire, Courage and Commitment, Kristin Congdon, Spring 2018

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Publications | No Comments

On a bitterly cold day in February of 2013, I had the pleasure of meeting Krisitin Congdon at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines, Iowa.  She was accompanied by Teresa Hollingsworth, my friend and co-curator of the show on view at the museum, The Sum of Many Parts, after it’s year-long tour throughout China.  The exhibit […]

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Portrait Erick Wolfmeyer: des quilts autobiographiques, Quilt Country, Les Éditions de Saxe (France), Summer 2018

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Publications | No Comments

A nice feature in Quilt Country Les Éditions de Saxe,  which includes a pattern of Smokehaus Rose (2010).

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