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Yesterday Ruth Anne came to the studio to quilt with me on a memorial quilt made from her mother’s clothing. I finished the quilt top last month, which was started by Ruth Anne in a Passage Quilting™ workshop, that I … Continue reading
The Dolores Wolfe memorial quilt is basted and ready to be quilted. Ruth Anne, Dolores’s daughter, will be joining me in June to begin the hand quilting as part of her bereavement process. Ruth Anne also wants to explore adding … Continue reading
Most of the time my studio is clean and in a state of readiness. But once I start on a project, look out. There’s no going back… to pick up the pieces. I like a messy work room when I’m … Continue reading
Lots of hand piecing going on, because I completely ignored my rule of thumb to avoid insets… but it’s worth it. The Love is in the details. Follow the evolution of the Wolfe memorial quilt.
Sometimes the nitty gritty happens on hands and knees. Working on the floor is a big part of my process. It’s where the difficult, the technical, the tedious happens… I like the shift in perspective.
The trees, mountains, peaks, knolls and valleys… Emerging from bows, velvet, satin… wedding dress, t-shirts and burlap… Dolores Wolfe was a craftswoman and farmer who lived in Kentucky. She raised sheep, spun wool into yarn, and wove yarn into cloth.