Completed art quilts ready-made for quick delivery. Contact Karen for more info on these one-of-a-kind quilted pleasures.

 

 

Ode to Entropy

size :  48″ x 35″

materials :   100% cotton top, back and binding, Quilters Dream 100% cotton batting, assembled with Gütermann 100% cotton thread, quilted with Superior “So-Fine” 100% polyester threads; black plastic buttons

techniques :  rust dyeing on cotton muslin; machine pieced and free-motion quilted by machine, feathers and 1/4″ horizontal parallel lines motifs; double-fold binding attached by machine

price :  $ 500

 

 

Monolith

1,036 tiny squares of silk sing out from this quilt. The electronic guitar on the monolith waits centre stage for a touch to bring it to life. Strum the magnetic pick across the pick up for a throbbing metal sound so hot it glows from the lustrous silk. Press frets on the neck to change the chord. This quilt rocks to impressive volumes. It can be turned all the way up to 11!

size :  47” x 39”

materials :  100% silk top (dupioni, habotai and shantung silks on fusible 100% polyester stabilizer, Eco-Craft 100% PLA (corn based polymer) batting, assembled with Gütermann 100% cotton thread, quilted in 100% polyester and 100% rayon threads; electronic guitar gadget with magnetic pick, speaker / battery pack attached by Velcro; 100% silk hanging sleeve

techniques :  machine pieced and free-motion quilted; continuous curve and parallel lines motifs, double-fold binding securely stitched by machine, hanging sleeve hand-stitched to the back

price :  $ 650

 

 

iThaw

Water songs for the great warming.

This quilt won a red ribbon in the art quilt category at Salon 2010, CQQ’s bi-annual quilt show, in Montréal

size : 45” x 27”

materials : 100% cotton top, back and binding, Warm & White 87.5% cotton / 12.5% polypropylene batting, 100% cotton thread for piecing, quilting in 100% rayon thread, 3 ½” plastic speaker attached to Velcro ring, cables, battery pack and remote control with 20 water sounds, 4 AAA batteries, power supply, 100% cotton hanging sleeve

techniques : machine pieced and free-motion quilted in concentric circles, hanging sleeve and binding meticulously hand-stitched to the back for a smooth, tailored finish

price :  $ 550