Surface design expert digs deep for sheer bliss

This detail of Maggie Weiss’ “Iris” quilt illustrates her technique of textile collage with silk organza, which she recently taught in a Grand Junction workshop. The entire quilt measures 60 inches by 72 inches and was shown at the 2009 Denver National Quilt Festival. It also appears in “500 Art Quilts” published by Lark Books.



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This detail of Maggie Weiss’ “Iris” quilt illustrates her technique of textile collage with silk organza, which she recently taught in a Grand Junction workshop. The entire quilt measures 60 inches by 72 inches and was shown at the 2009 Denver National Quilt Festival. It also appears in “500 Art Quilts” published by Lark Books.

After 35 years of quilt making, Maggie Weiss has perfected her techniques to a point she calls “sheer bliss.” That’s how she refers to her textile collages of silk organza,…




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