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About QuiltToonist

I'm a news junkie and have opinions about everything! I consider myself a folk artist because I have no formal art training and use the sewing skills I learned many moons ago to accomplish the fiber art I seem to have to express.

Rapunzel

It’s so much fun to include braids in my Quilttoons.  I loved this “milky way” fabric and created this one of Rapunzel.  It is 12″ X 16.”  Machine pieced, quilted, and top-stitched.  Beads accent the stars. Completed May 2018. Advertisements

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Scary Night in the Country

When a youngster in Kansas, staying all night with my dearest friend meant a nightly trip to the outhouse.  I was a scaredy cat and needed her to hold my hand. This Quilttoon is 14″ by 12″ made with machine … Continue reading

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Boarding the Plane to Winnipeg

I was following this guy when boarding a plane to Winnipeg.   He seemed to embody freedom.  This was about 2-3 years ago, but I couldn’t get the image out of my mind.  His Boarding pass is in his back … Continue reading

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Parrots for a Cause

I made this QuiltToon for an annual fund raising event for Toledo School for the Arts.  Attendees pay $50 to attend and then pick one of 100 or more donated art pieces in the order they drew from a lottery. … Continue reading

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Romance in the Barn

The barn is a great place for romance for all sorts of animals including humans. This QuiltToon was made to enter in the Kaleidoscope of Quilts Show 2017 Invitational Challenge “Barn Quilts.” The show is July 21 and 22 at … Continue reading

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Romance in The Barn

The barn is a great place for romance for all sorts of animals including humans.  This QuiltToon was made to enter in the Kaleidoscope of Quilts Show 2017 Invitational Challenge “Barn Quilts.”  The show is July 21 and 22 at … Continue reading

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Washington Tangled Web

It’s pretty bad when you can’t believe anything coming out of our country’s leaders’ mouths.   The morning brings one statement, the night the opposite.  One higher up contradicts what another VIP says.  And it seems deliberate from where I … Continue reading

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A Little Sarcasm Never Hurts

This Syrian refugee I have depicted here says:  “Oh yes, we are very happy to be living in this tent instead of our family home in Syria.  I was happy to see the bombs fall.  And then what good exercise … Continue reading

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Trump’s Been Checked

The checks and balances of the three branches of our government will hopefully stop Trump in his march toward being, as Steven Miller of the inner Whitehouse circle said,  a ” President that will not be questioned.” What an astonishing … Continue reading

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Go Rest High on That Mountain

This QuiltToon was inspired by photographs (see below) taken on a trip by Perrysburg, Ohio’s  St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church’s outreach to people who live in the Barnes Mountain area of Kentucky.  As told to me by Joan VanGunten, the cemetaries … Continue reading

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