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DWF – Design Wall Friday

Posted on January 28, 2017 by Beth Markel

Just finished, quite literally, the binding for this beauty, #8 in a series about communication.  Here’s my artist statement for this piece: “This is the 8th quilt in a series that explores visually how we communicate verbally. The vibrant colors resound with life, chatter, happiness, and hope. They work with equal vigor to combat the [...]

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DWF – Design Wall Friday

Posted on January 21, 2017 by Beth Markel

First, this just came off of the long-arm and was quilted by Ruth McCormick on a pattern I thought would fit the crazy chaos of the top, but still have straight lines.  Variegated thread to keep it moving and I love, love, LOVE how this turned out!   After I pulled that off to begin [...]

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What’s on YOUR design wall?

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Beth Markel

Greetings!  Happy New Year!  Happy Snow!  Happy Surfing…depending on where you are in the world! I have taken a short hiatus as I was both travelling and in-studio, alternately, trying to finish 2 large projects I’ve been working on.  My goal for 2016 was 6 large projects, and by large I generally mean 65” or larger [...]

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