Quilt Divas Fiber Art Retrospective in Ithaca, NY

When I lived in Ithaca, NY, I belonged to a group of fiber artists known as the Quilt Divas. While I felt outclassed by the talented women in that group, I was also inspired by them. Their enthusiasm infected me and encouraged me to experiment with quilting techniques. They helped me branch out into non-traditional quilting.

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It’s been nine years since I left Ithaca and the Quilt Divas behind, and I sometimes blame my low productivity in the sewing studio on the fact that I am no longer meeting with these wonderful artists. Fortunately, they decided to have an anniversary show this summer, and they’ve invited all the members, past and present, to participate.

I spent the last few months making my challenge quilt for the show and as always, making work for a Quilt Diva show pushed me to try new things. I’ll be posting pictures of my quilt and the story behind it on Friday.

I will be at the show opening at the Community School for Music & Arts this Friday night, June 3rd, from 5 to 8 PM. Here are the show details, in case you are in the area this summer (or this Friday!):

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Author: Kit Dunsmore

Kit is a writer and an artist who adores living in Colorado. Whether she's hiking in the mountains or walking the prairies, she's always watching the wildlife in order to learn more about the natural world.

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