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Boston Terrier on Blue

As an art quilter, I generally don’t make two of the same quilts on purpose. But, while I was auditioning the green background on Piper’s portrait, my enthusiasm got out of hand and I was having so much fun, I … Continue reading

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A Boston Terrier Joins the Pack

Piper is a 6 year old Boston Terrier who’s as sweet and adorable as they come. His mom captured this great photo of him in a local park. He’s pretty focussed on something interesting in the distance so I strongly suspect that cookies … Continue reading

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Methods and Materials

That title “Methods and Materials” takes me back to my university days when I was a science student. I spent a good part of my life in the laboratory in those days studying chemistry, physics, cell biology, bacteriology, biochemistry and … Continue reading

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All Together Now…Altogether Now

The quilted pet portrait of Tinkerbelle is coming together at last. I’ve been describing this technique of transforming a photo of your pet into a quilted pet portrait in the last couple of blog posts. Today’s post is all about … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Details

Oh, the details! Today I’m showing you some of the details that I glossed over in my last post about making fabric portraits. Belle, the French Bulldog is progressing nicely and today we’ll pick up at Step 5 . Step 5 Here is … Continue reading

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The Method Behind My Madness

If you’ve been wondering how to transform a photo into an art quilt, today’s post is for you. I’m going to show you the first few steps in the method I use to make a pet portrait art quilt. Note, I’m using … Continue reading

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Nahanni, meet Nahanni

In November I made a portrait of a curly-haired poodle named Nahanni. She’s a lovely dog with a beautiful calm temperament which made her fairly easy to photograph. Her eyes are two big pools of love that I managed to capture in the picture and … Continue reading

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