QUILTS AND FIBER ART

by Kathy Kennedy

 

ABOUT KATHY KENNEDY QUILTS

Artist's Statement

I have enjoyed working with colorful fabrics since my mother taught me to sew when I was around 10 or 11 years old. I have been sewing all my life but always wanted to make quilts. We didn't have many old family quilts, but I have always been drawn to them, amazed by the tiny hand stitches, imagining what the quilter was thinking or experiencing as she stitched.


I made a bed size quilt on my home sewing machine many years ago and realized how time consuming this hobby was. Being a working mother with two children, I told myself that when I was an “old lady” I would make quilts! Although I don't really think of myself as an “old lady,” after I retired I made several quilts for friends and family and have begun to sell quilts as well as take on commission work.


I recently decided to challenge myself to try something different – art quilts! What I have discovered is that this experience has opened up my artistic expression in a way I never thought possible.  I plan to continue exploring and expressing myself through quilting and learning new techniques because it makes me very happy!

 
 

MY QUILTS

How to Purchase a Quilt

You can view all of my quilts from the menu above - Bed and Throw Size and Art Quilts.  Quilts for sale are marked "For Sale."  I also take commissions - I will work with you to create the perfect quilt for you!  If you wish to purchase one of my quilts available for sale, or discuss a quilt you would like made especially for you, please use the "Contact Me" form below.  Thanks for your interest!  

NOTE:  All sizes for quilts are approximate; all art quilts have a hanger on the back, unless mounted on canvas.   If you wish to see a quilt in person or more photos, please contact me.   

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EXHIBITIONS

 

CALAMITY & GRACE - LLANO, TEXAS

October 2017

Joint exhibit with Ira Kennedy

WESTERN TRAPPINGS ON THE LLANO

November 2018

Western art exhibit at the Llano Historical Museum

WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM QUILT SHOW - LLANO, TEXAS

March 29-30, 2019

Five quilts entered in this quilt show.  Blue Ribbon awarded for Dreamscape OBW quilt.

WESTERN TRAPPINGS ON THE LLANO

November 2019

Western art exhibit at the Llano Historical Museum

HIGHLAND LAKES QUILT SHOW

February 14 & 15, 2020

Three of my quilts were on exhibit

CONTACT ME

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