7-Passenger Mini-Van

The Painted Hills Fiber Artists on a retreat in Oregon. The bag piper is one member’s brother. He treated us to beautiful bagpipe music while on most memorable walk through a stunning park. By the end of our walk, the group had expanded to about 20 peo …

More Needle Felting… Yea!

First, it is necessary to clarify that the techniques we have been playing with  is a DRY wool felting method.  There is another type of art done with wool roving that many artists are doing, which is done wet.  The dry felting is the act of punching w …

A Creation From Start To Finish

The Painted Hills girls each use many techniques to achieve their fiber art.  Here is the story of one piece from the beginning idea to the finished product.   This photo journal is of one of Charlotte Purcell Gary’s pieces, called, “Aspen #1”. 1. Char …

Honor The Quilt-She Is Our Grandmother

Each of the 7 PHFA’s understands all the rules, regulations and traditions of making blankets.  There is something in our hearts about cutting up fabrics into small pieces and sewing them back together that flutters our spirits. Stemming from all that …

Studio Art Quilters Associates and PHFA

Members of the Painted Hills Fiber Artists are happy to be partnering with the Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. (SAQA), an international organization of fiber artists.  We are excited for the opportunity to make this association with a wonderful group …

FELTING / OH, SO FUN

By Carroll Lee Stolz There are so many wonderful aspects of working together as a group. One of the best parts of working together is discovering new and different tools and techniques. In general I’ve never known a quilter or an artist who doesn’t lov …

Our Dear Photographer

Robert Lefkow The girls of the Painted Hills Fiber Artists continually pinch themselves at their good fortune to be associated, and work with one of the finest landscape photographers in the American Southwest. He is Mr. Robert Lefkow, Robert is the ei …

Painted Hills Fiber Artists Challenge

The PHFA Challenge quilts all are so different. During their creation, each artists did not divulge the piece to one another. It was quite a surprise upon the great reveal, to find that four of the seven pieces were  sea themes. This was especially ast …

Carroll Lee Stolz Wins Award from AAUW

Carroll Lee with Honu-Honu-Honu Carroll Lee was juried into the 16th Biennial Juried Exhibition of the Utah Women Artists Exhibition of the American Association of University Women. Her piece, entitled, “Honu-Honu-Honu” was the winner of the AAUW Past …

Sue Gilgen Exhibits at St. George Art Festival

For those familiar with the quaint city located near in the Southwest corner of Utah, the St. George Art Festival is a fun and invigorating annual outdoor event each spring. Applicant artists are juried into the large event. Our very own Sue McBride Gi …