Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Treehouse Series

This group of small quilts seems to have caught on at just the right moment. I made them back in September 2009, and they have been waiting in the wings all this time. Now they are in the spotlight in Art Quilting Studio magazine due to come out in June.  I saw the two page spread and the photography is wonderful, with very, very close-up details.
And if that isn't enough,  a dear internet friend, who I have referred to as my soul mate, because we both chose the same knitting patterns ( That's all it takes folks!) is decorating her kitchen and has decided to have not one or two, but the whole set for her long empty wall. How fabulous is that? I am thrilled, and so happy to know they will be going to such a fabu artist.
I am dancing around the room as we speak. Yay!!
It kinda makes me want to drop the spade and trowel and get back into the studio.


  1. That's great news! I hope we can see a photo of her kitchen with the series "in situ" once it is finished?

  2. You create such fun pieces. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. I envy your friend. They are gorgeous pieces. I am fascinated by houses as well and often use them in my quilt pieces.

  4. I love the new design series!


  5. How wonderful for both of you! And I didn't know about that magazine so yay! :)

  6. All I can say is WOW!!! To all the good news! But stay in the garden a little longer... plenty of time to get back to the quilting after the plants are in!

  7. I love your tree house series and I am glad that you know who they are going to and that they will be loved. I will have the pick up the magazine so that I can see the article.

  8. Congrats! They are as beautiful as your garden.

  9. I've always been drawn to those quilts, too! I hope she posts pics of her new kitchen. Please remind us when the magazine comes out.

  10. Those will look fabulous on a long wall and getting them in a mag? Top stuff :-)
    I have to decorate my walls here. DH wants me to make quilts for them but he has to figure out how to hang them. The walls are concrete and it's a rental, so it is going to be tricky!
    The deck looks lovely.

  11. Congrats on all levels!

  12. These are gorgeous! I'm jealous of the collector who got them all.

  13. Yummy! I love them. They would brighten up any kitchen. Your friend has excellent taste.

  14. lucky friend/lucky you! congrats!

  15. I'm sorry to correct you, Melody, but she is the lucky one!!!
    It is an amazing art piece. Glad I can look at it any time, just by viewing your blog. So technically, I am a lucky one, also!

  16. Wow love those quilts, almost makes me wish I could quilt, love the new deck.

  17. Anonymous10:35 PM

    I think it grand that the tree houses will stay together. They are a happy group. Lucky friend and lucky you.

    I agree to stay in the garden a bit longer.... soon you will be tired of the HOT and THEN come in.

    We are so short of rain that "the garden" is not going to last until the third week in June, which is the ususal time for allllll moisture to be gone... find myself fussing at the people who smoke in their car and toss the ashes and butts out the window... hey if you want to smoke...FINE.... but no FIRE or sparks please... hummm where did that FIT come from?

    Una maravilla

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  20. Celeste Wegner11:38 PM

    Awww--they do belong together

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