Taos Color Study No. 4


Color Study series from a week spent in Taos August 2022.

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I spent a week in Taos in the Summer of 2022 working on a personal project. I wanted to explore the idea of the scraps a quilt maker makes, keeps, and uses.


How small is too small?


I brought very limited materials with me for the retreat, so that I could really focus on that question. Color seemed to be the biggest motivation for each of these pieces. They were all such a joy to make.


No. 4 is an improv log cabin. Cuttings from larger blocks and quilts I’d worked on earlier in the year, all vintage fabrics make up this one. The pink center of each tiny block represents the hearth the home, and its true warmth. The top and bottom are cut from a piece antique French fretwork trim.



  • Black frame measures 12″ x 15″
  • 2″ deep shadowbox
  • Piece is pinned inside with 4 Victorian era glass head pins onto a background of bright pea green linen/cotton.
  • Clear acrylic front
  • Comes ready to hang
Weight 3.5 oz
Dimensions 15 × 12 × 2 in

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