Once a year the Israel Quilt Association has an exhibition. This year the theme was “Celebrating the Traditional Quilt.” The idea was to incorporate old fashion methods and to come up with something new.
I thought about what I wanted to do for the show, and I thought what is more traditional than hand piecing? My great Aunt Marion hand pieced all her quilts. She was pretty hardcore.
Continue reading ““Free Motion” (AKA “The Dancer”)”
There are times in your life that you get to be part of something that is much larger than yourself. I was privileged to be part of this amazing project.
Unfortunately, like a lot of things, it starts with tragedy. Ori Ansbacher was brutally murdered in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem about 7 months ago. Instead of letting Ori become just another victim, Bat Sheva Sadan decided to take the pain that she felt and do something positive with it.
Continue reading “Ori Ansbacher Memorial Quilt”
A while back, the Israel Quilt Association asked for quilters to join in a quilt show up north, in the Galilee, at Tal Gallery in Kfar HaVradim. The show started a bit before Passover and will be running through the end of July. I made the trip up north to look at the quilts in the show.
Continue reading “Tal Gallery – Secrets in Fabrics and Threads Exhibit”
I had never entered an exhibition before. This is the first year that I’ve really been involved with the Israel Quilt Association. Every year they have an exhibition and this year I entered it. What fun!
The theme of the competition was the five senses. It was so much fun to see everyone’s interpretation of what the five senses meant to them. I chose the sense of sound. Continue reading “Five Senses Exhibition”