"Tinagona" 79" square. An adaptation of Aie Rossmann's pattern, "Water Lilies". The two outer appliquéd borders are original. Needleturn hand appliqué. Hand and machine quilted.Won 3rd Place ribbon, Dallas Quilt Celebration, 2014.
Fall", is an original design showing leaves from several Texas trees
and shrubs. The leaf shapes were appliquéd and free-motion machine embroidered
on a pieced ground fabric. The quilt is free-motion machine quilted. “Funky
Fall” won the South Central Region Award at the 19th National Exhibit of the
Embroiderers’ Guild of America and was shown in the EGA
National Traveling Exhibit, 2008-2011.
"Aloha", 74"x90" This quilt was started in an Odessa Quilter's Guild workshop using the book Spectacular Scraps by Judy Hooworth and Margaret Rolfe, and completed in April, 2002. Machine quilted by Sheila Brockman.
A Complement!", 53"x65" Original design using light and dark
fabrics and the complements of yellow-green and red-violet. Padded appliqué
border with painting, embroidery and beads. Finalist in IQA Judged Show,
Houston, Texas, 1999. Honorable Mention, Dallas Quilt Celebration, Art
Quilts-Professional, Dallas, Texas, 2001. Juried into the 17th National Exhibit
"Through the Needle's Eye," Embroiderers' Guild of America, Newport
News, Virginia, 2002. This quilt was included in the EGA traveling exhibit.
56"x37" Original Bargello design. Blue ribbon Professional, & Yellow Rose
Award for Piecing,San Angelo Quilt Show 1996. Judge's invitational piece, Quilt Plano
1997. Machine pieced, machine quilted. Previously exhibited in the Margaret
Parshall Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky in a collection of work by EGA certified
teachers and judges. "Barcelona" was included in the EGA National Traveling Exhibit of the 18th National Exhibit.
A Jungle Out There", 50"x62" Original design. Constructed entirely
of directional fabrics. Machine pieced, machine quilted. Embellished with wooden animal
68"x69" Original design. Juried into IQA Show, Houston, TX, 1997. Dallas Quilt
Celebration, 1998, 3rd Place, Master/Professional. Judges Invitational Piece for the 15th
National Judged Exhibit, Embroiderers' Guild of America, and part of the National Traveling Exhibit. Machine pieced, machine quilted.
Obsession", 15"x78" Original crazy quilt design for table runner.
Machine pieced and hand embroidered. Embellished with crochet, knitting, painting,
tatting, lace, buttons, and ribbon. Blue Ribbon, West Texas Quilt Show, San Angelo, Texas,
"And God Created....Oil"
Original design. Oval, 35"x38" Second National Juried Quilt Exhibition, Ingram,
Texas. South Central Region EGA Exhibit, San Antonio, Texas, 1992. Hand pieced, hand
quilted, hand embroidery.
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