“I started designing 45 years ago making Barbie clothes. After graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology, I moved on to ladies’ loungewear. My first quilt was in the 1970s, and after a class at the John C. Campbell Folk School in 2003 I began designing art quilts. I believe rainbow-colored batiks really come alive with black and deep blue for contrast, and I add movement to my designs with curved lines and flowing free-motion stitching. Sometimes I modify a traditional design with a new twist in color, and at other times I use the rainbow colors just to ‘make a picture.’ I hope all who view my quilts enjoy my ideas and are drawn into my world of color.”

Studio number 8

Phone: 540-886-5859

Email: jane@hicksart.com

www.hicksart.com

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