this arrived in the mail yesterday – a lovely surprise (includes my own photographs of my artwork)



japanese garden

finished this last night – my entry in the cloth paper scissors magazine reader challenge

it had to measure 6 in x 6 in and incorporate at least 3 different types of media as well as stitching

i used japanese fabrics and vintage coins, as well as stencilled and stamped images, broderie perse applique, free-motion stitching, couching and 3D applique

japanese garden by rita summers, detail

japanese garden by rita summers, detail

japanese garden by rita summers

japanese garden by rita summers

to see my entry on the cloth paper scissors challenge page, click here


a while ago i posted that my textile art would be featured this year in quilting arts magazine

well, it’s finally happened!

my complimentary issues arrived in the mail yesterday:

quilting arts magazine

for a sneak preview, and to order your own copy, click here

to see extra images of my work on the quilting daily website, click here

sneak preview

in my last post, i mentioned that some of my textile art is appearing in quilting arts magazine

this issue is out now – waiting for my complimentary copies with anticipation (plus cheque!)

here is a sneak preview of my featured work

and a glimpse of what i’m working on at the moment

fantastic news

have just received an email from quilting arts magazine in the USA – they want to feature my doorkeepers quilt and journal in june!

they also want to PAY me to write about my lost/found wallhanging …Quilting Arts - Rita Summers 2013

[clockwise from top left – doorkeepers, detail; doorkeepers journal cover; doorkeepers journal pages;   lost/found, detail; lost/found; doorkeepers]