Art Quilts with Terry Mominee

This week’s interview for my “Telling Your Story” column in The Evansville Courier & Press is about Terry Mominee, a stained glass designer and business owner, who also makes beautiful art quilts. See her story HERE.

Terry Mominee works on one of her art quilts.

Terry Mominee works on one of her art quilts.

Here is one of her quilts where she designed and painted the center and added a pieced border.

Chicken Bone Dance

"Chicken Bone Dance" quilt by Terry Mominee

The following quilt she made with “dye magnets” which are those Shout Color Catchers for the laundry.

Residual Geology

"Residual Geology" by Terry Mominee

“Residual Geology” won Best of Show in the 2005 Lower Town Arts District Quilt Walk in Paducah, Kentucky.

Terry has recently designed ”Peace Dove,” the Raintree Quilters Guild donation quilt. She designed and painted the center and many of the guild members worked on this project including dyeing the border fabrics.

"Peace Dove" Donation Quilt

"Peace Dove" Donation Quilt

If you are interested in buying a chance ($1 each or $5 for six) on this art quilt that will be raffled on December 7, you can contact Terry at sewbabysew@wowway.com or Karen Hampton at 812-424-8701. I bought my chances already!

Raintree Quilters Guild meets the first Wednesday of the month at St. Theresa Catholic Church Cafeteria in Evansville Indiana. New members are welcome and the meeting starts with quilt university at 6 pm. For more information on the guild, check out the guild website or contact Karen Hampton.

More of Terry’s art quilts can be seen on her stained glass business gallery. She also accepts commissioned pieces. Contact her at sewbabysew@wowway.com.

Terry also just finished her first book, “Speeding Tickets.” This is the first in her series of “The Rocky Road” series. You can check out her new book HERE. When does this woman sleep?

What an interesting interview! It was great seeing her quilts and learning about her process including the “dye magnets,” a new material to play with in our projects.

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