Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

A Christmas celebration, 2012

FiberVoices had our traditional Christmas meeting at Nancy's house, where we all enjoyed a fine lunch (her Rum Cake was only one of several delicious dishes) and great comradery.  Nancy had decorated her house and tree with many of her own exquisite hand-crafted ornaments, as well as many that her mother had created.  It was a treat to see and admire them.  We enjoyed "show and tell" as well as a small-gift exchange.  It was lovely to have a totally non-business meeting.  After lunch we adjourned to Nancy's back patio to watch the deer and sip a little Spumante.

Nancy, Susan, Linda,and Mary Ann
Connie and Mary Ann
This is a finely beaded ornament that Nancy had made;
there were many more ... tiny, embroidered, cross-stitched ... and even some
gorgeous temari balls!  (Thanks, Connie, for getting a good shot of this one.)
These beautiful young does came up very close to the back porch.
What a beautiful ending to our FiberVoices get-together.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Art in Fiber 2013

The month-long exhibit and sale "Art in Fiber 2013" (juried by Karey Bresenhan) will open on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 2 to 6:00 p.m.  Linda Teddlie Minton, Susan Fletcher King and Connie Fahrion will each have work in this exhibit.

This annual fiber show is held at the Copper Shade Tree Gallery, Round Top, Texas.  Be sure to mark your calendars; we hope to see you there.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Rituals exhibit to travel to The Netherlands

The invitational exhibit "Rituals" (created by Dinner@Eight's Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison) was so well received at the Houston International Quilt Festival this October/November 2012 that it will fly across the pond to the 'Open European Quilt Championships' in the Netherlands. Show dates are May 3-5, 2013.  Both Susan Fletcher King and Linda Teddlie Minton have work in the exhibit.

You can buy the Rituals book here.

"5" A Pop-Up Show featuring HCCC Artist Residents

 November 16 & 17, 2012

Susan doing some deconstructed screen printing
The current Artists in Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft are having an exhibit just down the street from the HCCC.  The show features new works by Tarina Frank, Chanda Glendinning, Susan Fletcher King, Jaydan Moore and Robert Thomas Mullen.

OPENING RECEPTION - Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6 to 8:30pm
LOCATION - 4411 Montrose Street, Suite F (second floor), Houston, Texas
HOURS - Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm

It's a "pop-up" show, only open for two days, so mark your calendars and don't miss it.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Houston Area Fiber Artists Show

Two of Mary Ann Littlejohn’s pieces have been juried in the Houston Area Fiber Artists show. 
Focus on Fiber 2012
18 Hands Gallery
249B W. 19th Street
Houston, Texas 77009

September 22, 2012 – September 30, 2012
Hours: Wed-Sat: 10 AM-6PM;  Sun: 12PM-5PM
Juror:  Sally Sprout
Opening Reception:  September 22, 2012, 6-9PM
Turn, Turn-Full-web
Turn, Turn…
17 SevenSisters (451x500)
Seven Sisters

Friday, April 20, 2012

Yes, both Linda Minton and I have been juried into the next Dinner @ 8 show - this one is called "Rituals" and the new size (24" x 60") was a challenge.  I really like working with strong verticals or strong horizontal formats, but the idea that I had for this theme just didn't lend itself to the new size.  So - back to the drawing board - or should I say - deisgn wall?  I am pleased with my final results and so thrilled to once again be included in this show!  And yes, we are thrilled that Moore's Sewing Centers at the Long Beach show, and Havel's Sewing at the Houston show are sponsoring this effort. Their support is hugely appreciated.

"Moon Drunk"   by Susan Fletcher King

Below is a detail of "Moon Drunk".

Friday, April 13, 2012

"Rituals" entries accepted

Both Linda Teddlie Minton and Susan Fletcher King of FiberVoices have had their entries accepted into the juried invitational exhibit, "Rituals", curated by Dinner at Eight Artists' Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison.  The exhibit will debut at the July, 2012 International Quilt Festival, Long Beach, and will also show at the Houston International Quilt Market and Festival in October/November, 2012.

"Kissing the Cat Goodnight", 24x60"
Linda Teddlie Minton
"Kissing the Cat Goodnight", detail
Linda Teddlie Minton
We'd like to join Jamie and Leslie in thanking our sponsors for this exhibit ... Moore's Sewing Centers at the Long Beach show, and Havel's Sewing at the Houston show.  Their support is hugely appreciated.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Monthly Meet & Eat

Yesterday, we had our monthly meeting at Mary Ann’s home. We enjoy our visiting around the table with lunch as much as sharing what we have been doing or planning to do.


Oh, yes, we had a lots of show and tell, but I forgot to take photos of most of it.. One show and tell was Mary Ann’s newly installed A-1 long-arm quilting machine in what  is becoming the longarm/music studio.


Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Art in Fiber 2012–Copper Shade Tree Gallery

Four of our members:  Connie Fahrion, Linda Minton, Mary Ann Littlejohn and Susan Fletcher King are included in this invitational exhibit.