Karen Gibbs' Profile
I was born in NY and lived most of my life there on Long Island, but when cold winters and ice there became too much to bear because of my physical disabilities. My legs are weak but my talents and determination are strong. I migrated with the birds to sunny Florida.
Here in Florida I am constantly impressed with its beautiful landscapes of moss covered grand oaks, of huge graceful birds in their splendid colors, the great manatee swimming in the crystal clear rivers and the hungry pelican picking fish from the waters. All of these visions I have tried to capture in my quilts.
I love the quilting process. I use heavy quilting to bring my quilts to life, to give it more dimension. You want to reach out and stroke the teddy bears fur and its eyes give you the impression that they see you. Different patterns are stitched to give movement to water or…
- Born on March 2
- Joined May 7, 2008