THE PORTFOLIO OF PAULA B. ENTIN
ORIGINAL ART QUILTS

Travel

Steel quilts

In 2015 I went to Chicago, and spent a day at SOFA: Sculptural Objects Functional Art and design (www.sofaexpo.com). This is a top of the line gathering of galleries from around the world, showcasing their artists. It spans the entire gamut of materials and techniques and imagination. Since I’m in love with patchwork, I was…

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Sewing machine accessories and car conveniences

This lovely photo was shared in Facebook, and I just love it! Creative uses for things, especially out of the box (or bag, in this case), should be celebrated. I have lots of interesting containers from various family members, some as gifts, some from my parents’ downsizing, and some just passed along. A tole painted…

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Post Voyage Blues

My mind is absolutely a seething hive of ideas and images and creativity. I just drove from Providence, Rhode Island to Asheville, NC in 2 days. I have music CDs and radio stations and I sing along, and listen to lyrics, and think about the quilts that I could make. A lot of them are…

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Réattu Museum, France 2015

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus%C3%A9e_R%C3%A9attu 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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Fish are like houses

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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