Our guest speaker, Elizabeth Dillinger provided us with a wonderful trunk show, highlighting her adventures in colour, machine quilting and machine thread painting!IMG_0412 guest Elizabeth Dillinger_M
She brought her first attempt at thread painting, to show her progress, and how her skills developed.
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Her inspiration comes from many places.  She saw the hummingbird on a cookie package, and contacted the company for permission to use the image!
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She began using three dimensional elements in her work.
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This quilt was inspired by an oil painting (with permission).
There are pearls and real sea shells used as embellishments.
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Another piece inspired by artwork.

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The following quilts are samples for her patterns that are available.
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We were all inspired by her creativity!

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