SILK

I finally finished quilting “Springs Greeting”This quilt is made with silk charmeuse fused to cotton. The blue background is all silk as are all the flower heads and bud heads. (I love saying bud heads, living with all those boys all these years has given me a silly sense of humor.) I love working with…

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1974

I said I would dig out the picture of me in London in front of a Henry Moore, but when I looked on the back ot the picture it says –Dublin, Ireland, Trinity College November 1974.My mother always reminded us to put names and dates on the back of pictures. Boy was she right, I…

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Breakfast with Friends

Anne Lullie and Laura Wasilowski. Having breakfast with friends in frigid January sure does brighten up the day. Of course we are missing Melody to make us all laugh.The subjects this morning were all about our Christmas’s, our husbands, and trying to get in the mood for making art. Just the typical breakfast fare.

Renwick Gallery

Going West! Quilts and Community (Renwick)Now through Jan. 21, 2008 Going West! Quilts and Community reveals the essential role that quilts and the making of quilts played in the lives of women on the frontier. The exhibition features 50 quilts from the first quarter of the nineteenth century to the 1930s—on loan from historical societies…

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Museums

The American Indian Museum was my favorite this trip. It is a beautifully designed and visitor friendly museum. The displays were gorgeous, unfortunately I don’t have any pictures from inside as my son had the camera, but trust me if you go to DC this is a must. All the textiles that are here are…

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