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Tonya Littmann
Graphic Designer and Fiber Artist
Graphic Designer and Fiber Artist


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Bird Quilt Challenge
The Denton Quilt Guild has issued a challenge to make a 15" square quilt with the theme "Birds'. I found this great photo by my friend Thomas Judd and asked him if I could base my quilt on his image. I fused the background fabrics to batting and quilted it....

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Dallas Quilt Show 2017
I had a wonderful time at the Dallas Quilt Show last weekend. I'm on the show committee as the printed materials chair, so I work on the show just about year round. It's so nice to see all our plans come together. The judges liked several of my entries whic...

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Coffee Memories for Grace Johnson
  When I painted the coffee cups in Judy Coates Perez ’s acrylic ink class at International Quilt Festival 2015 in Houston I knew I would make an art quilt for my long-time coffee buddy, Grace Johnson’s birthday.  Judy had us make 10 different background sa...

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Sweet Gum Ball Challenge
Members of the Not Your Grandmother's Bee were challenged to create something inpsired by a sweet gum tree seed pod.   This is my "Blue Bommy Knocker." The name comes from a children's book "The Hungry Giant's Soup" by Joy Cowley where the "bommy-knocker" i...

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Dye Retreat 2016
My annual dye retreat just ended. Four of us plus a few guests spent a week in Ken's giant air-conditioned wood shop in East Texas playing with dye and fabric. (Photos by Linda, Carla and me.) My attempt at a Debra Linker -style tie-dye.  Ken has two utilit...

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Merging Visions 2016
Every April, the Denton Poets’ Assembly teams up with  VAST   (the Visual Arts Society of Texas) in a collaborative exhibit called   “Merging Visions” in celebration of National Poetry Month.  All
poems and artwork are originals created by members of the t...

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Dallas Quilt Show 2016, 35th Anniversary
The Dallas Quilt Show 2016 has ended. You can see photos of the big winners here . My personal favorite was the also the People's Choice winner. Extraneous Female: Escapement Mechanism   by Rebecca "Becky" Prior My “A Day at the Zoo” Block Challenge The Blo...

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Dragonflies at the Pond
Dragonflies at the Pond is one of my entries to the Merging Visons Exhibition. Dragonflies at the Pond, 31 x 21" It's base on a poem, Dragonfly at the Pond , by Robert Schinzel. The background is a piece of cotton sateen that I wrapped on a pole and dyed wi...

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In Progress...
I looked around my studio and noticed a bunch of unfinished projects. Some getting too close to the deadline. I started this little acrylic ink piece in Judy Coates Perez ' surface design class at IQA Houston last fall. I sponge-painted the background and c...

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Exhibition of 2015 Calendar Art at Chestnut Tree
If you haven't had a chance to go to the Chestnut Tree Tearoom and Bistro on the Denton Square this fall you should go. Their remodeled space has lots of room for artwork. The VAST Exhibition of 2015 Calendar Art is on display through January 9. My Red Fish...
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