etsy.com/shop/juliebagamary

Artistic adventures in fiber

Art for sale - Visit My Etsy Shop
for
Unique Modern Quilted Art Designs Created Using Traditional Techniques
Customized orders considered.
Contact : gods6bags@gmail.com or (828) 628-1746




Friday, November 16, 2012

Subtle Trust In The Lord Quilted Art Wall Hanging

 Trust In The Lord Proverbs 3:5 Quilted Art Wall Hanging
is completely hand pieced and quilted and won a ribbon in a Quilt Show competition.
Several blue, green, red and black & white batik fabrics combine in thid contemporary version of a traditional Bull's Eye design surrounded borders of blue and then green. One block is left uncut where "Trust in the Lord with all your heart" Proverbs 3:5 is hand embroidered in a circular fashion for a bit more whimsy.
This quilted art wall hanging measuring approximately 32 inches X 32 inches would be special for Christmas but also perfect for year round display. Hanging sleeve attached makes it ready to hang.
50% of proceeds benefits mission
Pin It

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Subltle Scripture Quilted Art


Fear Not For I AM With You - Isaiah 43:5 Quilted Wall Art Hanging
is completely hand pieced and quilted and won a ribbon in a Quilt Show competition.
Several green, yellow and red fabrics combine in the contemporary version of a traditional Bull's Eye design surrounded by a tiny yellow border and completed with a strong green border. Subtly hand quiltied  in the bottom border is the verse from Isaiah 43:5, "Fear not, for I AM with you."
This quilted art wall hanging measuring approximately 32 inches X 32 inches would be special for Christmas but also perfect for year round display. Hanging sleeve attached makes it ready to hang.
50% of proceeds benefits missions.
Pin It

Friday, November 9, 2012

Embroideried Quench Not The Spirit

 Waiting rooms are the perfect setting to get some hand work done.
Quench not the Spirit - I Thessalonians 5:19 and
several french knots, x's etc were added to this fused 
wall quilt.  Now it's ready for machine quilting.
Pin It

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Leaves Needed

Another green batik fabric pastor/clery/ministerial stole in under way 
and ready for some appliqued leaves.
I hope to have it in my Etsy Shop 
 soon along with the white one and purple one.
Pin It

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

Quench Not The Spirit - Free Style Cobblestone Wall Art Quilt


Bursts of blue and accents batiks combine to create this  25" X 22"  Free Style Cobblestone Quilted Wall Art piece that features Big Stitch Quilting and I Thessalonians 5:19, "Quench Not The Spirit".
It is one it's way to the
Sole Hope fundraising event THE ART OF HOPE ; an evening of diverse art, food wine and fun November 11 at the Altamont Theater in downtown Asheville.
Pin It

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Snowy Free Style Cobblestone Blocks

 Snowy weather is perfect for playing in the batik remnant bin,
creating Free Style Cobblestone blocks,
and adding them to the stash for my next piece.
Pin It

Saturday, October 27, 2012

#43 More Blessed To Give Challenge

Striping every other row gave an unexpected look to
this tiny knitted hat headed to the 
local Neonatal Unit.

Pin It

Friday, October 26, 2012

Purse In The Mail

 Normally, for many years I have created my own purses,
but when I found the Etsy Shop of Julie Konetzki
who not only offers cute & affordable purses
and  her statement of
"easing the burden of adoption, one purchase at a time"
I ordered one right away.  It is beautiful!
Pin It

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Spirit/Wind Icon

 After searching for wind icons, 
this is what I chose to embroider on the verse block
of my latest piece.  Now for the inside of the block.
Pin It

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A Little Help

Although the quilting is almost complete, I'm still praying for direction in how to complete the Scripture block (middle right) in this piece.  Maybe a symbol on the bottom section of the light blue?  Maybe wave type shapes to represent the Spirit? Thoughts? Suggestions?
Pin It

Monday, October 22, 2012

Big Stitching Free Style Cobblestones

After it's beginnings in a workshop I taught demonstrating 
Free Style Cobblestone blocks,
I'm trying out Big Stitch instead of regular hand quilting 
on this blue and green wall hanging.
Since I chose to use a really thick craft thread -
a variegated blue color
threading the needle is the hardest part.
Pin It

Saturday, October 20, 2012

#42 More Blessed To Give Challenge

 Purple and yellow stripped tiny  knitted hat
for the local Neonatal Unit.  
I haven't gotten tired of making these yet.
Pin It

Friday, October 19, 2012

Blue Cross Change Purse

 Another Batik collage change purse/key chain.  Only 4 left.  
This blue and black one features 
Proverbs 3:5 - Trust in the Lord with all your heart.
Pin It

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Orange & Black Change Purse

 Another of the 4 left of the change purses
with key chain.
 I  began creating them these change purses several years ago
 for my daughter who wanted something small
 instead of a  regular purse.
 I've since created many and use them myself.   
I use mine in my purse but it's also easy to
 just take it along in my pocket.
Orange batik on black with
whimsical machine quilting.
In my Etsy Shop.
Pin It

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Choose Life Collage Green Purple Black Quilted Zippered Change Purse

I  began creating them these change purses several years ago 
 for my daughter who wanted something small
 instead of a  regular purse.
 I've since created many and use them myself.   
I use mine in my purse but it's also easy to
 just take it along in my pocket.
There are only 4 left in my Etsy Shop.
Pin It

Saturday, October 13, 2012

#41 More Blessed To Give Challenge

Remnants of purple, yellow and white 
yarns are just enough for this 
tiny knitted hat for the local
Neonatal Unit.
Pin It

Friday, October 12, 2012

Free Style Choose Life Paws

Using some Free Style Cobblestone blocks from my stash,
I added a stamped paw print and my favorite verse,
Choose life, Deuteronomy 30:19 for this 
Pin It

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Paw Prints Choose Life Fabric Post Card

Batik fabrics form a landscape scene, t
hen overplayed  with stamped paw prints feature my favorite verse:
Choose life - Deuteronomy 30:19
This quilted fabric post card was created to be part of the 
Pin It

Monday, October 8, 2012

Kitty Choose Life Fabric Post Card


Batik fabrics, screen fiber, painted dots,
stamped girl with kitty combine to feature my favorite verse:
Choose life - Deuteronomy 30:19
This quilted fabric post card was created to be part of the 


Pin It

Saturday, October 6, 2012

#40 More Blessed To Give Challenge

Wouldn't this tiny knitted hat heading to the
local Neonatal Unit be fun for a 
Western Carolina fan family.
Pin It

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Respectful, Responsible, Fun To Be With

 "My job is to be respectful, responsible, fun to be with
and to do things quick and snappy, right the first time
and the adult's way"
is the saying on this Book Art that is from 
a trainer of Foster and Adoptive Parents. 
This is the 3rd in a series and you
 see the the first one here.
and there's one in my Etsy Shop.
Pin It

Sunday, September 23, 2012

#40 Scripture Memory Challenge 2012

 Psalm 1:1
"Blessed is the man(woman) who 
does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
or stand in the way of sinners,
or sit int he seat of mockers."
Pin It

Monday, September 17, 2012

Re created Tote


 A few years back, my friend Martha Lever put "Rejoice in the Lord always - Philippians 4:4" on this tote bags for me. And now, I've  added a large pocket on the opposite side using a small monochromatic  exercise piece I created while working through the Quilt Art Workbook
Pin It

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012

Delivered Today - Juliet Isabel Is A Gift From God

Juliet's grandmother commissioned this
personalized piece and it will be delivered
today - just in time for her upcoming birthday!
Psalm 127:3 - Children are a gift from God.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Pink Flowers Quilted

Words, all stems and flower centers and
 now both pink flowers are machine quilted!
Woohoo - on to the purple flowers.
Pin It

Sunday, September 9, 2012

#37 Scripture Memory Challenge

 Ecclesiastes 3:8
  a time to love and a time to hate,
    a time for war and a time for peace.

Pin It

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

"No Longer Two But One" WNC State Fair Bound Too

 Tim & Ashley graciously lent me back
their wedding gift wall quilt to enter into 
the WNC State Fair competition.
Pin It

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Quilted Goldfinch

 Goldfinches are abundant outside at the
bird feeder, and now this quilted one
can bring joy inside too.
It's heading to the competition at the WNC Statel Fair.
Pin It

Monday, September 3, 2012

Juliet Isabel Is A Gfit From God -Commission Piece

A combination of Adoption Celebration 
 Commissioned for a sweet little girl by her grandma,
this quilted wall hanging is coming along nicely.
Tight, but all  there, the words are applied to the top.   
Next, the flower stems.
Pin It

Sunday, September 2, 2012

#36 Scripture Memory Challenge

 Ecclesiastes 3:7
It a time to tear and a time to mend,
    a time to be silent and a time to speak,

Pin 
 

Saturday, September 1, 2012

#36 More Blessed To Give Challenge

Stripes and a pompon make this tiny knitted
hat going to the local Neonatal Unit
at fun encourager for the parents of the little one.
Pin It

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Be Still And Know That I AM God

 With Fall in the air and my sigh of the ending of Summer,
this bright Gingko Leaf Quilted Wall Hanging  reminds to
"Be Still And Know That I Am God" 
Psalm 46:10

Pin It

Monday, August 27, 2012

#35 Scripture Memory Challenge

 "...a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away."
Ecclesiastes 3:6
Pin It

Saturday, August 25, 2012

#35 More Blessed To GIve Challenge

 Created with some little helping hands for a 
newborn to welcome her into her new home.
"Children are a Gift from God"  
Psalm 127:3
Pin It

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Special Occasion Ministerial/Pastor Stole

Here's another  Ministerial/Pastor Stole begun.
 This one will be white and gold for Christmas, Baptisms, Weddings etc. 
Reversible also - of course.
Pin It

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Saturday, August 18, 2012

#34 More Blessed To Give Challenge

 "You are inscribed on the palm of His Hand"
Isaiah 49:16
is the feature of this black and pink
quilted collage on a Book Art.
It's going to a special new little one.
Pin It

Friday, August 17, 2012

"Saved Remnant" Miniature

I've been saving these remnants from 
to create a miniature to enter into a quilt show.
Entry form is due tomorrow and I don't have
dimensions of the quilt yet - lol.

Pin It

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Apple/Grape Car Snacks

 YUM - Apples and Grapes taste
even better when they are created into 
car snacks.
Pin It

Monday, August 13, 2012

Tim & Ashley's Wedding Quilt Hanging

 Married in May, new house in July
and Tim & Ashley's Wedding Quilt
hanging in their new house.  
It looks good there.
Pin It

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Saturday, August 11, 2012

#33 More Blessed To Give Challenge

"My job is to be respectful, responsible, fun to be with
and to do things quick and snappy, right the first time
and the adult's way"
is the saying on this Book Art that is going to 
a trainer of Foster and Adoptive Parents. 
Pin It

Friday, August 10, 2012

Grape Caterpillars YUM

 Fruit loving girls and Grape Caterpillars
with icing and sprinkles eyes are 
a yummy and fun snack.
Pin It

Monday, August 6, 2012

Watermelon "5" Cake

Watermelon, cantaloupe and grapes 
come together in this joint effort with my
5 year old grand daughter for her birthday.
She loved creating the flowers.
Pin It

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012

Blue Flowers For Chloe's Birthday Today

  3 years ago, I created this wall hanging for my 
grand daughter who at age 2 hadn't developed her
favorite color yet.  But, now - 
it's definitely blue, so we agreed that I would
change out the pink flowers for blue ones.
Happy 5th Birthday Chloe!

Pin It

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Maylee's Wall Hanging


 This is a bit late for her second birthday
but it should be finished this week.  
After trying a couple other ideas, 
I chose to make it like
this one
which belongs to her best buddy -
her sister Chloe.

Pin It

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Circular No Longer Two But One

Finished hand quilting this hand embroidered verse 
and it fits perfectly in this round frame. 
See it in my ETSY Shop.
Pin It