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Quite simply I quilt because I have a strong desire to make things. I always have.

I love making quilts because it allows me to have the creative freedom that I crave whilst making something that is utilitarian. I love to see my loved ones wrapped up in a quilt that I made!
I am inspired by color and how different color combinations elicit an emotional response in me and in others. I gravitate towards bright saturated colors set against a crisp white background. I like to use colors which I consider to be cheerful and the inspiration and message behind my creations to be a positive one.
I am also inspired by modern art. I like simplicity of form and design, allowing color and simple shapes to free the clutter that is inside my head!
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I live in Montreal, Canada with my husband and our 2…

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  • Born on May 13
  • Joined December 23, 2010

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About

Quite simply I quilt because I have a strong desire to make things. I always have.

I love making quilts because it allows me to have the creative freedom that I crave whilst making something that is utilitarian. I love to see my loved ones wrapped up in a quilt that I made!
I am inspired by color and how different color combinations elicit an emotional response in me and in others. I gravitate towards bright saturated colors set against a crisp white background. I like to use colors which I consider to be cheerful and the inspiration and message behind my creations to be a positive one.
I am also inspired by modern art. I like simplicity of form and design, allowing color and simple shapes to free the clutter that is inside my head!
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I live in Montreal, Canada with my husband and our 2 children.
I am the co-founder and current president of the Montreal Modern Quilt Guild and a member of Courtepointe Quebec Quilts.

My work has been published in Stitch Magazine and Modern Quilts Unlimited Magazine as well as an upcoming issue of Quilty Magazine and a book that will be published by Martingale Publishing. You can view details about the publications here.

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