|Jane Sassaman addressing the GLHQ|
|Jane Sassaman Moth and Moons|
|Sassaman was influenced by GloriaVanderbilt's quilted decor|
which appeared in Vogue magazine in 1970
|A William Morris wallpaper design|
You can see the influence on Sassaman's work
|Forgotten Garden by Sassaman|
shows her thematic use of thorns
She talked about the themes she uses in her art, including 'dangerious' insects, the Day of the Dead, skeletons and skulls.
|A spider appears at the bottom of Sassaman's quilt Life Totem|
Sassman designed a fabric line for Free Spirit. Quilters don't have to applique the milleflores borders Jane loves, they can use the fabric!
|Sassaman designs for Free Spirit|
|Jane Sassaman's patterns include Summer, right,|
a simplified version of her award winning quilt Willow.
|Jane Sassaman easy applique pattern|
|Sassaman fabrics from Free Spirit|
and a class teaching how to observe plants and visually 'dissect' them to create original designs like Jane's Jack-in-the-Pulpit below--
|Jane Sassman quilt using her Free Spirit fabric line|
|Jane Sassman quilt using her Free Spirit Line|
The guild has a free table and I found this wonderful book!
I have completed the top of the pattern I bought.
The fabric kit was generous so there is enough for backing and binding.