An Exhibition in Jelgava, Latvia

It is a history now but I had no chance to write earlier about the exhibition in Jelgava, Latvia. It opened on March 14th, just one day before I left for New Zealand and lasted until April 15th, the day I left New Zealand. The exhibition took place in a beautiful palace of Jelgava History and… Read More →

An Estonian Craftier and Her Masterpiece

On January 5th the exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia had opened and will be on display until January 20th. It is taking place in Pärnu Linnagalerii  on Nikolai 27.   I am exhibiting my quilts along with sculptures made by ceramists Aleksandrs and Marite Djačenko from Jelgava, Latvia, and embroidery, knitting and crochet works of Estonian… Read More →

Exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia

I am leaving  tomorrow and am  taking my quilts for an exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia. In 2018 three Baltic states- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, celebrates 100 years of independence. We, Helga Koger, Aleksandrs and Marite Djačenko and me, Maryte Collard, four artists from these countries, from sister cities Pärnu, Jelgava and Šiauliai have an exhibition… Read More →

The Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, 2017

Even I sent my quilts for a contest to The festival of Quilts in Birmingham before, this was the first time I went to see it with my own eyes. My daughter Danute accompanied me as she had her own plans. That’s why we booked 5 nights in Birmingham, plenty of time to explore not… Read More →

The Kiss

Today I got some wonderful news: my quilt The Kiss has been accepted into juried exhibition Threads of Resistance. I am an American citizen living in Lithuania. I love America and I care of what is happening there and I care of the future of my country. That’s why I didn’t vote for Donald Trump…. Read More →

Reflections- my solo show

Finally I have my solo show up and running. My quilts have traveled to exhibitions in Italy, France, Finland, Latvia, United Kingdom, Canada and USA but they haven’t be exhibited here in Lithuania. Well, not until today. Today through November 18 I have 21 of my quilts exhibited at Siauliai public library: http://www.savb.lt/lt/ It is… Read More →

Great Quilters and Great Quilts

Today  I would like to share few photos of great quilters and great quilts that I met and saw at the EPM 2016. First of all it was Edyta Sitar from Laundry Basket Quilts. I knew her from the time I lived in USA. We even spoke English with the same accent! I was lucky… Read More →

European Patchwork Meeting 2016

I just got back from the European Patchwork Meeting that is one of the greatest quilting events in Europe:  http://www.patchwork-europe.eu/index.php The event takes place in several villages in Val d’Argent, Alsace: Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, Lièpvre, Rombach-le-Franc. During 5 days, historical buildings, village halls or places of worship are the theater of a unique event dedicated to… Read More →

Concrete & Grassland

I am truly excited to start my blog today.  I feel like I have something to share with others now. I am a Lithuanian quilter, traveler and cat lover. I usually get my inspiration from the nature. I take a lot of pictures but making a quilt I don’t replicate the picture. I get inspired… Read More →