Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: color

Seven Colors

Last July, after a gloriously exhausting week of staying up too late with all the wonderful people at Encausticamp, the 2015 instructors traipsed to the Home Depot for a little color pickin’. We each chose a color from Glidden’s paint swatch sections; red, blue, yellow, orange, green, violet, and one neutral from either the grey

Procrastination vs. motivation

I’ve been working (or not) on this sampler quilt for 5 years now. I took a “how to quilt” class in which we machine pieced the blocks and learned to hand quilt. I loved the machine piecing and did several block-of-the-month quilt blocks after this class (although I have not ever completed a quilt). The block-of-the-month