Studio, What's on the Design Wall

Additional Conversations – Completed

A quick follow up to to two posts in late October 2017: Additional on “Additional Conversations” and What’s on the Design Wall. In late October 2017 I completed a quilt from recycled materials (denim, home decor, clothings, etc.) called Additional Conversations. My original plan was to hand quilt the piece, then my plan was to machine quilt the piece, and then… Continue reading Additional Conversations – Completed

Studio, What's on the Design Wall

Additional on “Additional Conversations”

Follow up to yesterday’s post, What’s on the Design Wall. Better Photos Terry the Quilting Husband (TTQH) and I did an outside photo shoot with Additional Conversations, the improvisational art quilt from recycled materials I completed yesterday. Here are some better photos of the piece (as opposed to those from yesterday where I squished myself to the… Continue reading Additional on “Additional Conversations”

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show 2018, Part I

This is a follow up to the post Beastie Adventures: Sisters, Oregon. I mentioned in this post that I had two pieces in the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (July 14, 2018) this year. Originally I was only going to have one piece, my 18″ x 40″ quilt for our annual Central Oregon SAQA themed show: The Threads That… Continue reading Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show 2018, Part I

Art Quilt Stories

“The storyteller is the person who creates an atmosphere in which wisdom reveals itself” – Barry Lopez Currently I have four (4) story series for my art: Color Stories, Recycled Denim Stories, Stories My Father Told Me, and Nature Stories. If you would like to read my overall Artist Statement for my work please see this page – Artist Statement.… Continue reading Art Quilt Stories

A Crafter's Life, Quilters Take Manhattan, Special Events, WCQN

Speaking Engagement

Last Thursday (April 19, 2018) I was the featured speaker at our monthly Central Oregon SAQA (art quilting) group meeting. What I Presented I did a presentation (complete with “death by PowerPoint”…I did try to keep the PowerPoint slides as engaging as possible with primarily photos) on the Women of Color Quilting Network (WCQN) and… Continue reading Speaking Engagement

What's on the Design Wall

Spinning the Homespuns with TTQH

This is a follow up to the post Slashing the Stash with TTQH. Terry the Quilting Husband (TTQH) is ready to make another quilt and this time he wants to make a quilt for our bed – and we have a king-size bed. He has an ambitious plan, after raiding my stash of homespun fabrics (brushed cotton… Continue reading Spinning the Homespuns with TTQH

Special Events, tierneycreates

2017: A Blogging Year in Review

I’ve enjoyed reading other “year-end” summaries and reviews by other bloggers. So as January 2018 is nearly over, I better post my year review! Seven (7) Favorite Projects of 2017 In no particular order, here are severn (7) of my favorite projects of 2017. Click on the link in the project name to see the… Continue reading 2017: A Blogging Year in Review

What's on the Design Wall

What’s on the Design Wall

This post is a continuation of my ongoing series “What’s on the Design Wall”, featuring my latest project up on either the small design wall in my studio or the large design wall my hallway. I am working on my fourth improvisational piece from a group of recycled clothing and home decor titled: Recycled Windows of Conversation. This… Continue reading What’s on the Design Wall

Studio, What's on the Design Wall

What’s on the Design Wall

This post is a continuation of my ongoing series “What’s on the Design Wall”, featuring my latest project up on either the small design wall in my studio or the large design wall my hallway. I spent this weekend working on a new improvisational art quilt made with recycle clothing and recycled home decor fabric… Continue reading What’s on the Design Wall

Special Events

Solo Show Seattle Municipal Tower, Part III

I am getting settled in my new Colorado apartment after relocating from Central Oregon to the Greater Denver Metro area. Finally, here is the final post in my series of posts about my first solo show at the Seattle Municipal Tower’s Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery located at 700 5th Ave in downtown Seattle, Washington. The show… Continue reading Solo Show Seattle Municipal Tower, Part III

Stories My Father Told Me, Studio, WCQN

The Lesson and The Equation

I’ve been waiting to share this with you for quite a while. First, I needed to wait until the show’s curator gave me permission to share, and then I needed to be ready to share. I am ready to share! This post is an overdue follow up to my post Creative Inspiration: Stories My Father… Continue reading The Lesson and The Equation

tierneycreates

Why Etsy?

Why do I have the tierneycreates Etsy shop? In this post I share what motivated me to originally open the tierneycreates: a fusion of textiles and smiles Etsy shop; and what motivates me now. Original Motivations I originally opened the shop as a part-time business in December 2013 to: Justify all the money I had… Continue reading Why Etsy?