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January, 2003

 Looking out my window, all  the bare trees created shadows in the snow. The background was pieced and machine quilted first in rayon thread. Various values of gray had fusible applied. I free form cut shapes, then fused them to the background, lightest values first and darkest values last.
February, 2003

I improvisationally pieced new “fabric”, and then created a background. The long triangles (icicles) were cut through the background – no templates. I machine quilted with rayon thread mimicking the triangular shapes.
April, 2003
 The red background was pieced first and the turquoise wedges were cut through. I machine quilted in rayon thread.
     
May, 2003 - Sold

This quilt was made from torn strips, some placed flat and others twisted, then stitched down. The center of the flower is a pile of threads with a piece of fuchsia netting over top to contain the threads. The quilt is machine quilted with rayon threads.
June, 2003

 I used leftover scraps from a skirt for the background, and then inserted improvisationally pieced fabrics. The quilting is by machine with rayon threads.
July, 2003

This quilt was made by traditional methods; drafted full size pattern and made templates. All the fabrics are my hand-dyed fabrics and I machine quilted with rayon threads following each individual shape.
     
August, 2003

 I used a hand-dyed fabric and quilted the quilt following the colors and shapes of the fabric. This whole cloth quilt was quilted with rayon and cotton threads.
January, 2004

 This is a small design I worked up.It is fused, painted and then machine quilted.
February, 2004

This whole cloth quilt was quilted with rayon and cotton threads.
     
March 2004- For sale in group 4 on painted wrapped canvasses.
This whole cloth quilt was quilted with rayon and cotton threads.
Mariner's Compass - Sold
This 28" square quilt is paper pieced and machine quilted with invisible thread.

Reflections of Light-84"x76" - Not for Sale
This quilt is machined pieced and machine quilted with rayon threads. 
     
Closeup of Reflections of Light - There are 42 different threads coming together in the center. 
Closeup of back of Reflections of Light - There are 42 different threads coming together in the center. 
Reflections of Light hanging in show. It has received three Best of Shows.