Wordless Wednesday

April 16th, 2014

WW 4-16

Wordless Wednesday

April 9th, 2014

WW 4-9

Wordless Wednesday

April 2nd, 2014

WW-4-2

Printed Fabric Bee Woodland Fabric Giveaway

April 1st, 2014

printed bee collage woodlands

This is a beautiful collection of fabrics that the group did for Queen Bee, Carol R. Eaton. Go to her Blog and leave a comment for a chance to win. The Printed Fabric Bee also has a blog and you can head over there and leave a comment, too.

Good luck!

Window Seat @PDX

March 31st, 2014

Prairie Circles

I am so pleased to be part of a special exhibit at Portland International Airport.

 

Title:  Window Seat
Location:  Portland International Airport,  post-security Concourse A
Date:  April  2014 through October 2014
Subject: The exhibit is built around an essay written by Jim Earl, a literature professor at U of O. In the essay, Earl uses images taken from Google Earth to educate people about the land below them as they fly. Click Here to read the essay and see the images that he used.  For the exhibit, the quilts are next to text for which each is visually appropriate.
Since it is in an area past security, I suggested to Mr C that we need to go on a trip so that I can get in to see the exhibit!! After I read Mr Earl’s essay, I could see how well my Prairie Fields quilt worked with his essay and photos. Here are the other two art quilts in the exhibit.
This is High Desert Colors by Elizabeth Bamberger.
BambergerE_High Desert Colors_full
This is 30,000 Feet Above Somewhere by Shirley MacGregor.
Shirley MacGregor
On a personal note the bedlam, where we currently live, continues. To add to the chaos, I came down with one of those debilitating crappy viruses and was not much help for several days. We did get most of my studio stuff moved. Steph came over on Thursday with M & M and packed up a lot of stuff and then she came back with Jack on Saturday and did a whole lot more. These shelves used to hold our wine glasses.
emptyshelves
So, progress is being made in spite of me!! Yesterday, I spent most of the day in my jammies changing our address online in as many places as I could. It was Steph’s birthday and we took her out to a seafood restaurant. She wanted mussels and fries. Here is the cool decor in the restaurant, Block and Tackle.
blocktackle
I think I feel well enough to get back in the thick of things, today. I will check back in a couple of days.