Réattu Museum, France 2015

Jun 21, 2015 On our visit to Arles, we ran across the Réattu Museum. We had seen they had some unusual Picasso material, so we popped in. The museum is housed in a late 15th century priory, and is as much an exhibition as the actual artwork. But the best part was the discovery of two new…

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A la Eloise

Jun 9, 2015

“My name is Paula. I live in a hotel.” Actually we are staying this week in a lovely “gîte”, a French b&b, in the Luberon region of France. Our apartement is below the house, and was clearly where the animals were housed long ago, with the head of the bed being up against the original…

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Meet Zach.

May 7, 2015

Meet Zach. At less than a year old, Zach had already been watching me play with fabrics and move them around. He saw me coloring, and I always gave him my scraps to mess around with. Then I bought a set of swatches from Keepsake Quilting, because it was hard to get to the local…

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Behind every great quilt is … a sleeve?

May 2, 2015

One of my wall hangings went to the Savannah, Georgia quilt show in March 2015. I brought it to the Modern Quilt Guild meeting here in Asheville, as it happens to be my first modern-style quilt. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that it lacked a sleeve. I was horrified, because I have been putting…

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Fish are like houses

Apr 6, 2015

Caribbean vacations are, for me, an endless celebration of colors. Both the houses scattering the islands, and the fish schooling below the water, represent a million possibilities for designs. But this year my mind went in a new direction. A very “solid” direction, if you will. Modern quilts are primarily composed of solid color fabrics,…

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Déjà vu all over again-

Mar 4, 2015

Dear friends, Welcome to my world! It’s a world full of fabric, cats, music, dance, and general mayhem. My new website is attached, full of multimedia fiber art for sale, information on quilting and travel and all sorts of stuff. (And those pesky hackers can just ruin someone else’s day next time!) And cat pictures.…

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