Quilted Fiber-Art

Quilted Homes

Starting with a photograph I used fabric and stitching to render my quilted homes.

Quilted Homes

Original Photo

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This is the first photo I had of my home, taken right before our purchase. Shortly after the inspirational barn quilt I made for my neighbor I decided to commemorate this moment in fabric.

First Quilted Home

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My original pieces lacked the depth I would soon learn to create with the addition of details and attention to shadowing.

Etsy Commisions

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After advertising my work on Etsy I created many pieces on commission - always challenging myself, paying particular attention to the any details the homeowner wanted accented.

White on White Commission

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The emphasis of the detailing in the clapboards and trim kept this white on white home from getting lost in the snowy background.   

USMC Museum, Grey on Grey

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Equally challenging was this very large, very grey museum. Using a photo that accentuated the shadows and adding the red flowers in the foreground helped me add depth to a much beloved building. 

It's All in the Flowers

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For this piece, the client wanted to include her flowers, even though the original photograph was taken in the winter. Armed with a list of flowers and their approximate location, I was able to recreate this home in the springtime setting the owner wanted