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About Varied / Hobbyist lasarahjoyFemale/United States Recent Activity
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Comic Book Quilt by lasarahjoy Comic Book Quilt :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Butterfly Rose by lasarahjoy Butterfly Rose :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 2 0 Whales of Fun by lasarahjoy Whales of Fun :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 4 0 Small Duck in a Big Pond by lasarahjoy Small Duck in a Big Pond :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Whirlpool- close up of quilting by lasarahjoy Whirlpool- close up of quilting :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Whirlpool by lasarahjoy Whirlpool :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 4 2 Stars in the Woods by lasarahjoy Stars in the Woods :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 3 2 Paris Diamonds by lasarahjoy Paris Diamonds :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Bumblebee in Artichoke Flower by lasarahjoy Bumblebee in Artichoke Flower :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 2 0 Moth Proboscis by lasarahjoy Moth Proboscis :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 1 0 Bee on Flower by lasarahjoy Bee on Flower :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Ladybug by lasarahjoy Ladybug :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 2 2 Blue Bells Hand Towel by lasarahjoy Blue Bells Hand Towel :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0 Lavender Gardens Quilt by lasarahjoy Lavender Gardens Quilt :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 1 0 Blue Skies Quilt by lasarahjoy Blue Skies Quilt :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 3 2 Japanese Braids Quilt by lasarahjoy Japanese Braids Quilt :iconlasarahjoy:lasarahjoy 0 0


You Were My New Dream - Tangled Art Quilt by daphnetails You Were My New Dream - Tangled Art Quilt :icondaphnetails:daphnetails 278 56 Tardis Left Corner by DarkeVitrum Tardis Left Corner :icondarkevitrum:DarkeVitrum 179 44 Tv Series ( available ) by r0ra Tv Series ( available ) :iconr0ra:r0ra 77 40 Marilyn Monroe Inverted Drawing by Liam J. York by MrYorkie Marilyn Monroe Inverted Drawing by Liam J. York :iconmryorkie:MrYorkie 4,892 677 Packed and ready by Alyz Packed and ready :iconalyz:Alyz 1,678 296 The Dragon Within by Dae-Kalina The Dragon Within :icondae-kalina:Dae-Kalina 1 0 Curious Kirin by Dae-Kalina Curious Kirin :icondae-kalina:Dae-Kalina 1 0 Phoenix Rising by Dae-Kalina Phoenix Rising :icondae-kalina:Dae-Kalina 2 1 Saraid in PJs by Dae-Kalina Saraid in PJs :icondae-kalina:Dae-Kalina 4 0 Sculptober: Games by DragonsAndBeasties Sculptober: Games :icondragonsandbeasties:DragonsAndBeasties 3,223 242 fairy elsa Snow Queen ( sold out) by AngeniaC fairy elsa Snow Queen ( sold out) :iconangeniac:AngeniaC 2,897 151 Leaf Pegasus Giveaway by DragonsAndBeasties Leaf Pegasus Giveaway :icondragonsandbeasties:DragonsAndBeasties 2,082 116 Magma Brothers - Auction by DragonsAndBeasties Magma Brothers - Auction :icondragonsandbeasties:DragonsAndBeasties 3,580 133 Knitter Lover's Pendant by MelodiousRoseDuelist Knitter Lover's Pendant :iconmelodiousroseduelist:MelodiousRoseDuelist 17 16 Pencil Vs Camera - 73 by BenHeine Pencil Vs Camera - 73 :iconbenheine:BenHeine 7,596 403 Anamorphic Coke Can Illustration by markcrilley Anamorphic Coke Can Illustration :iconmarkcrilley:markcrilley 8,926 1,121


Comic Book Quilt
I had this Marvel Comics fabric, and wanted to keep it whole for a toddler quilt. It's pretty simple, but I like the effect. This quilt will be donated.
Butterfly Rose
This is a small quilt done for a guild challenge. The challenge was to represent another artist's work, so I based this piece off Salvador Dali's "Rosa Papilio". I used hand appliqué, hand embroidery, and machine quilting.
Whales of Fun
This is a baby quilt I made to donate. The backing is minky with whales on it, which inspired the quilting.
Whirlpool- close up of quilting
I'm very proud of the free-motion quilting I did on this piece, so here's a close-up of it!


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Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Well, it was suggested I post pictures of my art where people could see them, so here it is. I do lots of kinds of art, some traditional, some very much not.
I realized recently that I've moved from the realm of art to the realm of practicality with what I do. When I sew, I do it to mend clothes. When I take pictures, it's of notes a friend took. When I bake, it's for an event I'm helping with. When I sing, I do it to get a good grade. I feel like I'm being more efficient at my work, but I've lost part of my creative outlet. I used to feel wonderful when I did art because I could share it with others and make people happy. When I sew now, I'm trying to quickly fix rips in clothing so the owner will give me money or chocolate as payment. When I take pictures now, it's so I can take a picture of a page instead of checking out a library book. When I bake now, it's because people need mass-produced cupcakes. When I sing now, it's for my class and I get 30 pieces of critique per every 1 compliment. I just feel like I'm going wonderful places with my career, but I'm sacrificing my creativity to get there. Is it healthy? Is it worth it?


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MrsQuilty Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017
Thank you for adding me to your watch-list.
lasarahjoy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course! It's always fun to see good quilts :)
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