By Jerri Stroud I have been fascinated with whales since I read Moby Dick in high school. In college, I took a religion class focusing on Melville’s novel and the […]
When Tim Barker, a friend and former Post-Dispatch colleague, posted a picture of an osprey and her chick on the nest, I knew it was something special. I wanted to […]
There are some subjects I have a hard time deciding that I should attempt, partly because of their symbolism or their colors. An American bald eagle is that kind of […]
Months of self-isolating to avoid Covid-19 have kept me busy in the sewing room, but not always in a particularly creative mood. Luckily, I have the option of creating charity […]
For a long time, I’ve been thinking about doing a collage quilt of a sea turtle. I’ve always been fascinated with them – their graceful swimming, their ability to return […]
When I first saw Tim Barker’s photo of a pig frog on Facebook, it made me smile. Those big eyes that stick up over his head! I immediately downloaded it […]
When my husband and I went canoeing on Missouri float streams, we often saw little green herons as we came around a bend, usually hunkered down in shallow water or […]
When the world seems to be coming apart at the seams, what do you do? If you’re a quilter, you make a quilt. Focusing on a new creation can keep […]
Making portraits of children using collage quilting can be a challenge because their smooth skin and lack of wrinkles.
An alligator popping up from the surface of Lake Apopka was the inspiration for a new collage quilt.