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judy ross
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formerly in the field of bioethics; now a full-time quiltmaker. retirement changes everything.
formerly in the field of bioethics; now a full-time quiltmaker. retirement changes everything.

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Bird Medallions, Four New Ones
Clockwise from upper left: House Finch, Red-Tailed Hawk, Bullock's Oriole, Western Bluebird, 2018, 3-inches in diameter, each.  I decided to put pin-backs on them so they could go out in the world..currently as birthday gifts to near and dear.
Bird Medallions, Four New Ones
Bird Medallions, Four New Ones
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The Seasons Roll
Over the past 20 years, I've made perhaps a half dozen sets of Calendar Quilts. These are small wall pieces, 12 to a set, each of them for a month.  They don't include an actual calendar with days.  It is more like a monthly seasonal reminder.  I've done on...
The Seasons Roll
The Seasons Roll
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Summer Doldrums
I have found myself of recent days restless, idea-less, and tired of taking care of the yard.  The studio is its own world but i've spent more time cleaning it up of late than sewing.  Not to say that cleaning the studio is not a very useful activity.  But ...
Summer Doldrums
Summer Doldrums
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Here is a link to the Grand Openng of the new Point Roberts Library, August 11, 2018.  It last for 30 minutes.  The journey to get here was more like 7 years!   https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=tOR2VP6RiXI
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"The Guardians"
"The Guardians," 22"x26", 2018 The wolf/dog is one of those machine-embroidered motifs that somebody gave me; the orange flowers are yo-yo's; the purple flowers are french knots.  Otherwise, various methods of creating texture.  Welcome to summer!
"The Guardians"
"The Guardians"
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Fox 8, a Portrait
I'm much taken by a George Saunders' short story titled "Fox 8", published in The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/21/george-saunders-fox-8-short-story-man-booker-prize-lincoln-bardo After reading it a dozen times or so, trying to figure...
Fox 8, a Portrait
Fox 8, a Portrait
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The Medium-Size Birds
I seem to have neglected to publish the second quilt of medium-size birds, so here it is: "Donna's Aviary" 2018, 45"x35". An oriole, 3 Anna's Hummingbirds, a Chickadee, a Blue Jay, a Barred Owl, and a Meadowlark. (Ah, now I remember: I didn't post it here b...
The Medium-Size Birds
The Medium-Size Birds
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Now, Very Small Birds
2018, red-shafted flicker, blue jay, cedar waxwing, western tanager, 3" wide each, 2018. After completing two larger quilts with bird portraits, I was drawn to do these tiny bird portraits.  They are hand-embroidered and -beaded on a wool felt background.  ...
Now, Very Small Birds
Now, Very Small Birds
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