Whimsy Preview

Hi Everyone! A big welcome to all the new readers!  What’s new? I haven’t been making much, because I’ve been going to shows and traveling to Wash. D.C. for the big SAQA conference.  It was fabulous and fun, but I’m itching to get back in the studio!

So….instead I bring you what other art quilters have been making.

If you can’t make it to ARTQUILTS Whimsy, I picked a few of my favs to share with you. I apologize that I didn’t get the artists’ names or titles.  I think you will agree they are whimsical and fun.  Enjoy this little album, if you click on each thumbnail, you will get a bigger image:

ROXY RECOMMENDS  It’s back!  The Sunday Art Quilting Salon!

When:  June 1 from 1-4 pm.

What:  Cost $20  Bring your money, cause you may want to shop for fabric and notions at

Where:  Cary Quilting Co. 

226 E Chatham St, Cary, NC 27511
(919) 238-9739

If you are new to art quilting or have been doing it for a while, or just want some help with a current project, this class is for YOU.  Bring your machine, threads, project and let’s stitch, bitch, and drink some wine or tea, while working on your challenges. Come experience the power of a small group of art quilters, just crazy enough to make art.  We learn from each other and from me, the Art Quilter’s Coach.  Space is limited to 8, so don’t wait.  Here’s the linky thingy to save yourself a spot: Sunday Art Quilting Salon

AQ_whimsy_Final-225x125 April 23 – June 22, 2014 Page-Walker Arts and History Center 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513 Artist Reception: April 25, 2014 6 to 8pm Also, this is a great conference we have 2x per year.  Join PAQA South to get more involved with art quilting.  You do not have to be a professional to join! Here’s the link: http://paqa-south.org/membership/ PAQA-South Spring Conference April 25 – 26, 2014


I want you to make the most amazing, original art quilts that you can.  That is why I am now accepting private students who are serious about their creative expression in the world of art quilting.  Take advantage of my 15+ years as a textile artist, and speed up your learning curve. To work with me privately, please set up your initial, no obligation,  free Get Creative Call here: Schedule Appointment You can find out more by clicking on the Testimonials and Private Coaching tabs to the right in the sidebar or at the menu at the top. Did You Know? That I am on Pinterest?  Did you know that there are many amazing art quilts and traditional quilts being pinned every day, just waiting for you to look at? Never before has so much inspiration been in one place.  It’s like having an art museum in your hands.  If you haven’t checked it out, there are many, many types of things being pinned. It’s super easy to get started.  You can take a look at my pins, which are organized on different “boards” HERE.  Once you are on that page, you can click on the Get Started Button to make your own page on Pinterest.  Then start pinning!  I can spend a lot of time on Pinterest, because it’s all visual.  And I have a feeling, you will too! CUSTOM COMMISSIONS And don’t forget, I make custom commissions too! Read what my client Glenda had to say about her custom commission experience: “Normally, I would be anxious about commissioning someone to do a work of art such as this. However, I felt a connection to you when Leigh showed me your work. It resonated with me and when I met you, you seemed almost a personification of your work. I immediately felt comfortable with you and knew that what you would create would be stunning. And it is!” About Roxane


Roxane is a full time studio textile artist and teacher with two girls and 1 fat cat. She is a 2012 Niche Award Winner and exhibits her work all over the world. Her work is in several private collections and loves doing custom commissions.  For more info go to http://roxanelessa.com. If you and a small group of folks want a more private instruction experience, call me. We can work out a studio workshop in my studio. Just drop me an email: roxane@roxanelessa.com Permission to duplicate: You certainly can use this blog, just be sure to credit me and include this link, Roxane Lessa. Hey, if you like this blog, please hit the FB or Twitter icon in the top right sidebar and share with others! That’s why they are there…..:)

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