Hill of Crosses at Sunset

I live in Siauliai, Lithuania. The closest tourist attraction here is the Hill of Crosses located only 7 minutes drive from my home. Actually I don’t like talking about the Hill of Crosses as a tourists attraction. To me it is a symbol of our resistance to Russian and, later, Soviet occupation. To me it… Read More →

Kente Cloth from Ghana

The center piece of my current exhibition in Siauliai, Lithuania is a diptych Kente Cloth from Ghana. I get many questions about these quilts and I decided to tell their story in a separate post. It started with me getting to know Nancy Hudson who is my FB friend now. Nancy is a senior pastor… Read More →

An Exhibition in Siauliai, Lithuania

Finally our exhibition arrived to Siauliai, the town where I live now. It is taking place in the Siauliai University Art Gallery We call our exhibition A Present, because it is devoted to 100 years anniversary of three Baltic states- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and we are three participants: Estonian craftier Helga Koger, Latvian couple… Read More →

Plain Air 2018

Group of my friends, myself including, last weekend gathered deeply in a country in Lithuania for plain air 2018, the event that we hold every two years since 2008. This was our 6th plain air. It was held in the same village (Skutenos)that now has only one household left. It is a log cabin built… Read More →

Witchcraft

I’ve already told many times that here, in Lithuania, or in neighboring Latvia, there are no quilting fabrics available. We, quilters, have to find our ways to get fabrics and other supplies. I dye my own fabrics. Usually I use Procion MX dyes. They give bright colors that I like very much. Couple years ago… Read More →