Thursday, October 29, 2015

Welcome to Mountain Art Quilters third and final Challenge Reveal for 2015. The challenges were "The Four Seasons" (one or all four), "Whole Cloth Surface Design," and "Portals" (doorways, windows, arches, gates, etc.). Enjoy all of these beautiful challenges (click or tap on individual pictures to view details).

The Four Seasons

Found You!
24" x 32"
Jan Reed

Spring Flowers, Summer Garden-Carrots, Autumn Leaves and 
Winter Moons
15" x 18"
Norma Keeley
Viewer's Choice

Whole Cloth Surface Design

Autumn Sketch
15" x 22"
Carolyn Woods

Road Trip
18 1/2" x 20 1/2"
Carol Walsh
Best use of Color

Global Weirding
21 1/2" x 32"
Julie Broughan

Forest on Fire
38" x 39"
Linda Waddle
Best Interpretation of Theme

Shedding Rust
13 1/2" x 19 1/2"
Loretta White

Yes! Jumping for Joy
18" x 27"
Pat Nelson

Croton Rendezvous
40" x 40"
Ginny Lee


The Rainbow Bridge
23" x 17 1/2"
Patricia Blesso

21" x 28"
Terry McFelly

Portal to the Universe
19" x 23 1/4"
Karren Lusignan

Kyoto Tori Gate
26" x 21"
Ann Sanderson
Best Design

Broad Street, Nevada City, CA
each panel measures 12" x 24-25"
Artitude mini group 
Robin Hart, Edith Gregersen, Marylee Drake, Ginny Lee,
 Linda Siska, Pat Gillings, Millie Ruffalo, Ruth Robinson,
Trish Morris-Plise

Thursday, September 24, 2015

September 2015 Show and Tell

Joan Dyer
"Greens in my Garden"
34" x 45"

Joan Dyer
"Flying Colors"
40" x 23”

Ann Sanderson
"Sky, Moon, Flower”

Ingrid Cattaneo
"Juvenile Garibaldi"
16" x 24"

Karren Lusignan
"Tears of Joy"
29" x 20"

Cathy Stone
"A Day in the Life of the Yuba"
30 1/2" x 28 1/2"

Linda Waddle
"Twigs 7"

Linda Waddle

Carol Walsh

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The second Mountain Art Quilters Challenge Reveal was revealed today. The challenges were My Best Friend, Try a Triad (use a triadic color scheme of the color wheel) and From the Garden. There were 15 beautiful challenges that the members enjoyed viewing and later voted for their favorite.

My Best Friend

Scooby, My New Beast Friend
38" x 42"
Kate Grant
Best Interpretation of Theme

My Best Friend
15" x 21 1/2"

Julie Broughan

Try a Triad

5th. Day Triadic Goodness
16" x 21"
Karla Rogers

World Wide Connections
18 1/2" x 25 1/2"

Carol Walsh

Which Way is Up?
24 1/2" x 26"

Cathy Stone

Homage to Haida G'waii
31" x 67"
Kathy Madison
Best Design

From the Garden

14 3/4" x 27"
Donna White

Time in the Garden
40 1/2" x 46"
Pat Gillings

Spring Bouquet
25 1/4" x 23"
Ingrid Cattaneo
Best use of Color

3D Hibiscus Joy Quilt
20" x 24"
Terry McFeely

Simple Patchwork 
25" x 17"
Joan Dyer

A Garden is....
33" x 41 1/2"
Linda Waddle

Roni's Garden
34" x 51"
Darlynn Evans

Four Flowers
33" x 23"
Pam Berry

Lavender Lilly Pads
26" x 11"
Pam Berry

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Show and Tell for May 2015 "Surface Design" was a real treat show casing the talents of our members. These are fabric pieces that have been painted, dyed, stamped, embroidered, beaded, stenciled, etc.

Joan Dyer
Various methods of dyeing fabric

Karri Hannickel
Used deColourarent Plus for precision fine-line discharge dyeing

Loretta White
Rust dyeing

Joan Dyer's new art quilt

Linda Waddle
Various methods of dyeing fabrics

Pat Nelson
Machine stitching/embroidery

Marylee Drake
Various methods of dyeing fabrics

Carolyn Woods
Snow dyeing

Pat Gillings
Used Spoonflower to print her fabrics after she paints on paper, scans in computer and manipulates drawing/photo

Thursday, April 23, 2015

First Challenge Reveal of 2015. The challenges were: Inspired by a Poem or a Book, Nightscape and What's up with Wool? (use wool in any form) There were 19 beautiful challenges and four winners in four separate categories. Enjoy!

 Inspired by a Book or a Poem

45" x 43"
Sandra Bruce
 Best Color/Value

20" x 26"
Lynda Lasich

"Florence, Italy"
14" x 10"
Jeanie Ferguson


"Moonlight Swing"
12 1/2 " x 13 1/2"
Frances O'Brien

"Ascension Island-Night of the Turtles, the Comet and the Blood Moon"
22 1/2" x 23"
Robin Hart

 Best Interpretation of Theme

"Driving at Night without my Glasses"
Ardy Tobin

 Best Original Design

"By the Light of the Silvery Moon"
15" x 15"
Pam Berry

"Green Flash at Two Step"
Trish Morris-Plise

Trish Morris-Plise

18" x 24"
Carol Walsh

 What's up with Wool?

"Sheep in the Meadow"
19 1/2"  x  26 1/2"
Patty Blesso

"Sunflower" Series-Beau Tournesol
24" x 41"
Gail Sims

 Viewer's Choice

"Roy (G. Biv) Wears Wool"
16" x 50"
Lynn Tubbe

"Buttons and Bows"
23" x 32"
Edith Gregerson

"Lady in a Veil"
16" x 24"
Michelle Peerson

"Dad's Licorice Candies"
32" 50"
Kari Hannickel

"Moose in the Woods"
21 3/4" x 23"
Lorri Wolfe

15" x 18 1/2"
Patti Henderson

"Chihuly in the Desert"
26" x 19"
Joan Toth