Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Purchasing Ellen's Patterns

If you wish to purchase one of my patterns, it's easiest to go to my new Etsy shop.  You will soon find additional listings for my art and vintage items there, too.
http://www.etsy.com/people/OccasionalThreads

Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012



CUTIE PIE  by Ellen Guerrant
PATTERN: $10.00
Cutie Pie pin cushions make up nicely in Kaffe Fassett or Amy Butler type  fabrics, too.
Sample made in '40's vintage fabrics and button.

CUTIE PIE KIT
KIT:  $12.50
Contains directions, pre-sewn vintage fabric Cutie Pie, vintage buttons and  3 yards DMC embroidery floss. Our choice of 1940's fabrics.  Please specify pastels or brights.
LIMITED AVAILABILITY

QUILTED NOTEBOOK COVER
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
Fits the spiral University Ruled Notebook, 7 3/4" x 5", available at most drug stores.
PATTERN $10.00
Spiral notebook for covering:  $2.25
These make terrific gifts for adults or kids of all ages.  Create patchwork, use a UFO or a pretty fabric for your cover.  Almost anything  works!

PRETTY LITTLE PURSES  by Ellen Guerrant
Folds to 3  1/2" x 5"
PATTERN $10.00
Perfect for everyone on your list,  this reversible little purse is just what you need for
presenting a gift card.  Three flap designs include scalloped, curved and pointed shapes.
Samples shown are in batiks and hand-dyed wool.

TARTAN TOWN
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
34" x 36"
PATTERN:  $12.00
Build a village of fun houses, adding your own touches of whimsy.  Each pattern includes full size house patterns  plus instructions for sewing the patchwork touches.  Houses may be fused, hand or machine appliqued.    Available as a 6-hour workshop.

SALT WATER TAFFY
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
18 1.2" x 19 1.2"
PATTERN:  $10.00
This abstract design is inspired by the humble log cabin. It is created from hand-dyed fabrics and hand quilted with embroidery floss.  You may choose commercial fabrics and a machine finish. For best results, fabrics should be 100% cotton,  prewashed and pressed.  Pattern requires intermediate skills.


HAPPY HOUSES
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
28" Square
PATTERN: $12.00
Stitch a little village of funky houses, adding whimsies as desired.  An animal peeking out a window or around a corner, a frog on the rooft - the choice is yours.  Personalize even further through fabric and color choices.  Pattern includes easy to follow directions,  full size house patterns and diagrams.  
Available as a 6-hour workshop.


WATER LILIES
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
45" square
PATTERN:  $10.00
Combine America's favorite quilt pattern, the Log Cabin, with the North Carolina Lily for a fresh, new look!  Pattern contains easy to follow directions,  a complete layout chart as well as tips for cutting straight strips.

MINT  FRAPPE' WITH TUTTI FRUTTI SPRINKLES
Copyright Ellen Guerrant
29" square
PATTERN:  $10.00
Have fun combining America's favorite quilt pattern, the Log Cabin, with traditional patchwork for a fresh, new look!  Pattern contains easy to follow directions and diagrams. Available as a 6-hour workshop.

MORE PATTERNS COMING SOON!

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Latest Artwork

Ellen's work encompasses many forms, from altered art and quilts to surface designed fabrics and other whimsies. All will be offered here. Click on any image for a closer view.
Please check back often to see what's new!


For payment by personal check or money order, email Ellen at: artquilter@bellsouth.net

PayPal preferred
Insurance is included in shipping and handling charge.
NC residents add 7.75% sales tax.
All sales are final.

JOURNAL STUDIES:


Journal Study #1
SOLD

Fabric hand-dyed by the artist. Frayed edge machine applique', machine quilted with variegated and tinsel threads.





Journal Study #1 Detail


Journal Study #2
8 1/2" X 11"
SOLD
Fabrics hand-dyed by the artist, rubber stamping, machine appliqued and quilted.



Journal Study #2 Detail

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Ellen's Art for Sale




Happy House
8 1/2" x 11"Copyright 2007
Image transfer of 1950's seed package on canvas. Commercial and hand-dyed fabrics. Machine quilted. Finished using the pillowcase method.
$65.00 plus shipping
Includes Insurance




Image transfer detail.

Detail #2 - Happy House


Orange Slice
19 3/4" x 23"Copyright 2007

Thai silk, commercial, hand-dyed and painted cottons by the artist. Hand quilted with DMC floss, DMC flower threads and silk.$650.
plus shipping
Includes Insurance




Detail - Orange Slice

String Along With Me
26" SquareCopyright 2005
Commercial, repurposed and hand-dyed fabrics. Hand-dyed cotton chenille cording. Machine quilted with a variety of threads including cottons, rayons and metallics.
$525.00 plus shipping
Includes Insurance




Detail - String Along With Me


Study in Greens12 1/2" x 10 1/2"Commercial, over-painted and hand-dyed fabrics by the artist. Machine quilted.
$75.
plus shipping
Includes Insurance




Detail - Study in Greens