My Daughter's An Engineer (Pride Goeth...)
Owl Image
2001 89 in x 89 in

This quilt’s visual illusion was extremely difficult technically, taking two to three years to complete with its trapezoidal pieces radiating out in arms starting at the center with tiny 1/4 inch squares.

Knot What She Seams
Owl Image
2012 71 in x 71 in

This quilt utilizes an interwoven motif reminiscent of designs known as Celtic Knots, while also evoking a feeling of Chinese designs.

Fishing Sea Sun
Owl Image
2003 92 in x 84 in

The artist used strips of fabric like strokes of paint to create this quilt made for the artist’s eldest son, an avid fisherman.

Gassho, Van Gogh!
Owl Image
2006 52 in x 59 in

This quilt was an excruciating, but exhilarating, exercise in “painting” with fabric using 3/4 inch finished squares as pixels in an attempt to humbly re-create Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” in fabric.

Inner Sanctum (Tut-Tut)
Owl Image
2009 87 in x 87 in

This quilt was inspired by Egyptian tile work and the central motif is machine trapunto.

The Spirit of Klee Wyck
Owl Image
2015 52 in x 93.5 in

This quilted wall hanging was inspired by an abstract work of British Columbia artist Emily Carr using small hexagon pieces all hand pieced, taking more than a year to complete and then intricately machine quilted.

Paths De Deux (A Change In The Wind)
Owl Image
2013 78 in x 78 in

This quilt was a commission whose patrons asked for an organic rather than geometric quilt to symbolize their relationship and contains areas of trapunto and very dense quilting.

Spinning Suns
Owl Image
2009 54 in x 54 in

This quilt again uses strips of fabric in the manner of strokes of paint to created a vibrant explosive image.

What The Honey Bee Sees
Owl Image
2014 64 in x 52 in

This quilt utilizes the artist’s approach of hand-piecing small hexagon pieces as pixels to create a rich and beautiful wall hanging with a wide variety of machine quilting emphasizing the textures of the flowers.

White
Owl Image
2010 81 in x 81 in

This quilt is a whole-cloth quilt in the style of a “Quilt of Provence”, very heavily quilted, with hand and machine trapunto accents.

Zero Percent Contained
Owl Image
2009 61 in x 59 in

This quilt is a favorite of the artist’s husband.

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