Wonderful Gifts

Posted by Ruth on 3 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Joan Johnson is a big, and I say big as in huge, fan of Marilyn Belford. As a result, Joan has made several portrait after enrolling in Marilyn's class Realistic Fabric Portraits at the Academy of Quilting and prior at Quilt University, 4-5 times - I'd say, she just cannot get enough of this wonderful teacher!

Joan made this wonderful gift, a portrait, for a friend who has lost her husband.joan johnson Andy Witkin 300

This year she made a portrait for her son and his bride as a wedding gift. A perfect gift!joan johnson 300

What a beautiful display at the reception of their wedding.joan johnson reception 300

She has made a number of other portraits including one using Maria Elkins technique, of another son, Peter and his wife Alison, made last year. Their favorite colors were yellow and orange!Joan Johnson Peter and Alison 300

Next year a third son will be married so I'm sure she will be making another portrait. Great work Joan! 

To read more about Marilyn Belford's class Realistic Fabric Portrait visit the Academy of Quilting - this class starts today so join in the fun. You'll be glad you did as Marilyn will teach you every step of the way to make your perfect portrait.

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