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“My very favorite thing is to embellish a doll.” – Marlene Slobin
Q: When did you start quilting? Were you influenced by anyone in your life, events, or places in your life?
Q: Your quilts are like paintings, but very textural. How do you combine fabric and thread to make them so visually interesting?
Q: Many of your quilts have historical themes, inspired by actual events. So beyond being fiber art, your quilts are storytellers. How do you select the story to document? Are you inspired by politics, issues, setting, region, emotion, sociology in the story?
stitch holiday projects for gifts or home decor this year, are you
getting bored with the same old fabrics? Another ornament on 18-count
mono canvas…or natural brown 28-count linen again… While these fabrics
are staples in any stitching studio, it's time to try something new, or
well, new to you. How about silk gauze?