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. . . where fiber art meets quilting

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My small but efficient ironing station
Some of my fabric stash, and my cutting station
My trusty assistant
Finished quilts
My process for fabric portraits. Isn't he cute?

. . . where fiber art meets quilting

Over the years, I’ve dabbled in many creative activities, including drawing, painting, knitting and sewing. When I discovered quilting and the concept of art quilts, I knew I had finally found my creative niche.

My style is contemporary. Some of my quilts are pieced, some are fusible appliqué, and some are a combination of techniques. I love bright, intense, complex colors. My favorite color is chartreuse; you’ll find at least a bit of it in almost every one of my quilts. I often use dark backgrounds, as they make the bright colors “pop”.

The concept for a new quilt might be based on a specific color combination I want to use, or I might be inspired by a photo I’ve taken of leaves or flowers or a landscape. The design always evolves during the creative process, and the final quilt is often quite different from my original concept.

I wanted to share my art quilts with a wider audience, and my Etsy shop allows me to do that, and make some money too! Also, I find that having the Etsy shop motivates me to keep creating and to finish each project I start.

I also enter my quilts in juried shows and submit my quilts to magazines. I have had quilts accepted at the Canadian Quilters’ Association National Juried Show and the International Quilt Festival, and published in Quilting Arts Magazine and Art Quilt Studio Magazine.

To see my quilts under construction and what's on my design wall, please visit my blog. http://www.terryaskeartquilts.com/Studio/
Terry
owner, maker, designer, Quilt Artist
I love working with fabric. I'm amazed by the variety of colors and patterns available in commercial quilting cottons and batiks. My passion is the design and construction of fabric-based art.

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