I challenged myself to turn a piece of aluminum into embellishment for a quilt. After treasure hunting in my dad’s garage, I cut, sanded, drilled, gilded and glittered to create focal points for this piece.

detail of Aluminum


This quilt represents osmium, used to make filaments for light bulbs. For me, a light inspires curiosity, problem solving, study and opening a door. The quilt was created on New Year’s Day, and also portrays my hopes and dreams for 2011.

This Little Light