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studio 78 notes · 3d ago

Trash & Treasures

I opened the trunk and it was a Pandora's Box.  Out flew a pile of antique blocks and vintage fabrics I had forgotten were there.  They spent two days on the coffee table in the livingroom a...
studio 78 notes · 1w ago

haha - I have just inspired myself.

We got home Sunday night, and on Monday I started emptying out a storage closet in the basement.  I will tell you that I have been shredding papers for two straight days -- many of them dat...
studio 78 notes · 1W ago

Color, Pattern, & Inspiration

There are infinite sources of visual inspiration for those of us who are artists; it's just a matter of seeing. Where do your inspirations come from? Mine come from everywhere because I se...
studio 78 notes · 2W ago

Heading north

It has been a busy, hectic, somewhat stressful - but lively, Palm Beach winter. I had both ancient/ugly bathrooms renovated, which took twice as long (of course) as I had hoped.  We finally ...
studio 78 notes · 1M ago

String theory

For the last month or two I've been too busy to work very much.  I've been stupidvising my bathroom renovations, which are almost finished.  Waiting for the granite counter/sink/faucet to be...
studio 78 notes · 1M ago

It's only Tuesday?

My mother used to say she didn't know what day it was until she looked at the New York Times. I thought she was kidding.  Alas, now I know she meant it.  The days fly by! My bathroom r...
studio 78 notes · 1M ago

Quiltcon 2017 - Savannah

It has been an exhausting, exhilarating two days at the Convention Center in Savannah. I'm on sensory ovarload and my feet hurt, but that's part of the deal. Right?? The vibe here is strong...
studio 78 notes · 1M ago

she's back...for the moment

Life interferes with life -- and with art.  Have you noticed??   My big deadlines are over. Today I sent out a piece that will be exhibited at the Kirkland Gallery in Clinton, NY.  When I g...
studio 78 notes · 2M ago

Almost there

I swore I wasn't going to leave the house today until I finished stitching the piece I am working on.  I did go downstairs to the mailbox, but that was IT. And I am almost done, but still at...
studio 78 notes · 2M ago

busy, busy, busy

I have been quilting a pice in spurts, all month. Still not there.  The problem is that I have to change threads very often, which slows up the process.  In addition, the batting is sheddin...