Tag Archive for quilts

Primary Colors Quilt Challenge

I had so much fun participating in the Quilt Improv Studio’s Primary Colors quilt challenge which asked participants to make a quilt using primary colors plus black and white fabrics and to use the line as its primary element. It quickly became obvious to everyone participating that every choice of color and shape was important because there is no such thing as subtle in a quilt using that color palette and many of us intentionally drew on the work of artists such as Mondrian for inspiration, and a few of us thought of Lego creations. I was more in camp Lego with a bit of influence from Maria Shell’s amazing quilts that use lines as their primary element. It was a lot of fun seeing the work of other participants and chatting with some of them about our efforts. There is a blog post about the challenge here that includes several snippets from me (@stitches_and_stanzas) and here is a picture of my entry, “Primary Considerations”:

Primary Considerations by Lucinda Marshall, 2022. Machine pieced and quilted for the Quilt Improv Studio’s Primary Colors Challenge, 24″ x 24″

My Mini Quilt In Curated Quilts Red Issue

I’m delighted that my mini quilt, “Contractions” was chosen by Curated Quilts for their issue focused on red quilts. “Contractions” is machine pieced and quilted using improv quilting techniques.

2 Poems In The Quiltfolk Magazine Maryland Issue

I am delighted to have 2 of my quilt-themed poems in the Maryland issue of Quiltfolk Magazine. The poems are “Anonymous Quilted” (along with a picture of the quilt by the same name and “Sunbonnet Sue”, an ever so slightly snarky homage to that enduring and endearing quilt block pattern. I also wrote a short guest piece for their “From The Community” feature talking about my own quilting. The magazine is print only, you can order the Maryland issue or order a subscription on their website.

Excerpt from “Sunbonnet Sue” by Lucinda Marshall

My Quilts At The Inner Loop’s 7th Anniversary Celebration

I’m delighted that 2 of my quilts will be included in The Inner Loop‘s 7th Anniversary Celebration at 7:30 on April 20th. Join us and feast your eyes on some wonderful art while listening to a group of amazing authors. And cocktails, there will be cocktails. More info on how to join here.