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 →

My Dream Comes True

Today is the day when my wildest dream came true. Many years ago I bought the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Quilting and Patchwork Techniques by Katherine Guerrier, published by Quarto Publishing in 1994. Living in a place where quilting was almost unknown this book was like a spring of fresh water. Finally I… Read More →

Making Poppies quilt

My friend recently asked how do I add small slivers of fabric to my curved pieced quilts. I thought the best way to tell and show would be by starting a new quilt. This was a reason for me to start Poppies quilt. I wanted to make a poppy quilt anyway but I thought I… Read More →

It’s a diptych!

Finally I have one more quilt finished. As I promised, I worked on Crab Apple Blossoms quilt and now I have a diptych, both Blossoms and Fruit. As almost always it started with the photo, sent to me by my friend Nijole, who has three crab apple trees in her garden: I started by selecting… Read More →

Crab Apples quilt

 This time my inspiration came from few photos of crab apples. I’ve been thinking of making a diptych of crab apples: blossoms and fruit. Somehow I’ve started from fruit first, blossoms have to wait, I hope not till the next spring. My friend Nijole has three crab apple trees in her garden. Recently she sent… Read More →

Sulfur Spring quilt

My inspiration usually comes from the photo. For most of the water quilts I used my friend Rita’s photos as an inspiration  source. As I traveled a lot myself, this time I scrolled through my own photos and stopped at one taken few years ago in Yellowstone. I don’t remember the name of that site… Read More →

Four Seasons: Spring

My friend and mentor Brenda Gael Smith has a Weekly  Art Project going on her blog: http://serendipitypatchwork.com.au/blog/ She is on a week #7 already. I’ve been thinking of joining Brenda since she started her project but because of my solo show approaching I had other thing to do. Finally I have more time to focus… 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 →

Loved to Pieces

I started as a traditional quilter and it took me many years to get where I am now. But once in a while, for a special occasion, I make a traditional quilt. This time it was a quilt for a little girl that I couldn’t refuse making. This story started  6 years ago. I made… 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 →