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Medium Two Propellers 12 x 16

Aviation Quilt: Two Propellers

Two Propellers 12 x 16 cotton fabric, cotton and rayon thread, sequins, beads, fabric paint Machine sewn and quilted, hand embellished This design is a detail of a black walnut propeller (one half of a four blade prop) and an ERCO “Compreg” propeller made of laminated layers of wood, fabric and adhesives. As on “Monumental,” […]

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Medium Monumental 12 x 16

Aviation Quilt: Monumental

Monumental 12 x 16 cotton fabric, cotton and rayon thread, sequins, beads Machine sewn and quilted, hand embroidered, hand embellished I love the contrast of colors, materials and textures of these propellers. When cropped, the shadows on the wall gave these propellers a very monumental quality. I used more marbled fabric for the wood textures. […]

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medium First Propeller 12x16

My First Aviation Quilt

The question I was asked the most at the reception Thursday was “How on earth did you get started making these aviation themed quilts??” I took my sons to the College Park Aviation Museum frequently when they were very young. It is an expansive, kid-friendly space perfect for getting out some pent-up energy on rainy […]

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Flying High

The reception for my solo show Flying Solo was last night. Wow, what an amazing evening!   I felt very pampered after my sister and I went to get our hair professionally styled. I even talked my teen into a hair trim!   We all got dressed up and headed over. My husband John met […]

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