Art Quilting Studio Spring 2020 Magazine

I was thrilled to have an article in this issue. I had taken a break from art quilting and exhibits for over a year while I cared for my 95 year old dad and then settled his estate. I thought it was time to get back into the arena so I submitted my work to AQS. I had a cover a few years ago and they are always professional to deal with.

My article is starts on page 102 and is titled Fabric Kintsugi. It is a technique I developed about 3 years ago and many of the kintsugi pieces have traveled to exhibitions. The magazine had a huge problem with their printer and over half the magazine I received is very dark. Unfortunately for me, all the pages with my work do not show it well. They are like looking at them through very dark sunglasses. I even thought about not even mentioning the publication but after a bit of “poor me” I decided to let my readers know anyway. It is possible that not all the runs of the magazine are this bad. I hope not. I will show you the magazine page and then my own photography of the pieces next to them. It is so funny because I opted to send them my quilts to be professionally photographed and my own photos are better. I don’t know if the problem was their photographer or the printer, I have communicated with them about the problem. Of course the magazine has been put to bed and shipped to suppliers so it is way too late for any changes. **Note, I was sent proof for changes and this was a problem that occurred after I proofed the article. **

Quilting Arts Magazine 2017

One of my quilts for HERstory, an exhibit and book curated by Susanne Miller Jones, appears in the Quilting Arts Magazine story about the exhibit. It is always an honor to have work featured in a major quilting magazine. But just a note: I don’t live in Arizona, I live in Arkansas. There is a Lakeview, AZ but at the time I created this piece I lived in Lakeview, AR.  It’s a mistake often made, or sometimes I get  mail addressed in AK. Maybe I need to adopt some of these cities?  Road Trip!!

My First Hardcover Book!!!

I was honored and thrilled to be included in this international book of art quilting. It is published by Sixth & Spring Books.
I received my advance copy of the book while I was traveling and had to wait to see it. Bummer…but it was worth the wait. If you have never been published in a quality hardcover glossy page book….along with some of the world’s most well known art quilters…..you have no idea what you are missing. I can tell you that the feeling is amazing. Someone besides ME or RON thinks what I do is art and recognized it. I’m one of 100 international quilt artists in the book.
I am on page 53 with my little quilt “Oda Pagoda”. You can buy a copy at AMAZON. I hope you enjoy it!