Hexie Beast by Liz Harvatine, 2015
This is my idea of a quilt joke. I find the thought of an entirely hand pieced quilt with enormous pieces both ridiculous and hilarious. This quilt was English paper pieced, using poster board... more
Over Under by Daisy Aschehoug, 2015
While traveling in Norway this summer, I saw Kaffe Fassett's exhibition at the Hadeland Glassworks. I loved the negative space in his knitted Half Circle Throw and instantly wanted to try the design... more
Hot Lava by Jenna Richardson, 2015
I wanted to design and make a quilt that had intricate piecing, but more texture than color, and with the color fade appearing random, but not chaotic. I kept the palette simple with two (very... more
Geometric Text by Nicole Daksiewicz, 2015
Geometric Text is a quilt designed using my Modern Hexies method of hand sewing, glue appliqué and machine quilting. Using one of my favorite text prints I carefully kept the main image in tact in an... more
1981 by Nancy Purvis, 2015
1981 began with no pattern but was a complex puzzle pieced one block at a time. I never knew which color or shape would come next, except within the block itself. Although 1981 is improvisational... more
Lots of Cream, Lots of Sugar by Heidi Parkes, 2014
My favorite painting is Mark Rothko's untitled orange work at The Art Institute of Chicago. Enveloped by the expanse of color, my eyes love to linger on every drip and transparency. This white quilt... more
Places Unfold by Heidi Parkes, 2014
The thirty-six squares in this quilt investigate various ways in which a person might move across the earth. Among them are maps of my former homes, and world destinations like the Arc De Triomphe;... more
Night and Day by Heidi Parkes, 2015
The large expanses of navy blue in this quilt create an area of negative space in the piecing. This space is then used to emphasize the hand quilting in the work. The quilting is done in a Sashiko... more