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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Quilting Monday

The Denman Island Quilters meet twice a month on a Monday. We had a great time today.
This a quilt the group has made to be raffled at the upcoming Craft Faire as a fundraiser for the Marine Stewardship Committee.

The back of the raffle quilt.

This is a collaborative quilt that D.C. and I have been working on together over the past year. D. put on the border, then backed and quilted the piece. She and I are very pleased with it!
Our quilting group meets in the United Church hall. I went next door into the sanctuary to see the Advent calendar that I made last year hung on the wall. What a pleasure.

I finished up the scrap Christmas stockings for the upcoming Craft Faire.


1 comment:

  1. The Marine Stewardship quilt looks good! And your collaborative quilt is great too!

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