Recent work and news from Sally Gould Wright Textile Artist
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In the Studio....
Right now there are two projects under the needle in the studio, The first is top secret since it's a gift, but this  Asian fabric lone star center in the colors of the 18th century famille rose Chinese porcelain I love which was begun in a class with Jan Krentz last October is finished and just needs to be extended as a new quilt for our bed. I'm adding borders - one of which is a paper pieced block. I've finished 65 of them so far.
Spring bouquet
Spring in LA 
It's definitely spring in Southern California. Roses, freesias are coming into  bloom and our Lavender Lady lilac is in full flower. It's a hybrid from the Huntington Gallery garden which is one of the only that will bloom in our climate. She smells lovely, too. 

Finished quilts, large and small as well as greeting cards of some of my work are available from
my shop on
Sally Gould Wright Slideshow video
I recently updated the slideshow of work from my studio.... enjoy! 

I wrote last time that I was looking forward to a textile oriented trip to Japan with Susan Ball Faeder and her  Quilters Express to Japan tour. It's now the almost the beginning of April and I am still basking in the beauty of those two weeks. The Tokyo Quilt Show - what an experience! - the stencil and shibori dyeing workshops, the fabric shopping opportunities, the museums, the temples and lovely gardens even in January, and most of all the kindness and generosity of the Japanese people are memories that will stay with me. I look forward to sharing more of this trip with you in the future.
Heian Shrine Garden, Kyoto
Recent Work....
As soon as I returned from Japan I had to get some of those memories into a quilt - Here is a view of a stone footbridge in the Heian Shinto Shrine in Kyoto. No flowers or trees in bloom in mid January, but the beautiful bones of the garden plan and architecture shone. I used a fused raw edge appliqué technique with textile paint.

I also couldn't wait to take an indigo resist dyed banner of the Moon Rabbit I purchased in a craft shop in Tokyo and mount him as a bit of Easter decor for our home. A little duping silk and squares of Japanese Indigo fabrics complete it.  

Some News....

Where you can see my work.
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"Swan Song" is ending it's year of travelling with a selection of 40 pieces from Sacred Threads 2015 to venues around the US sponsored by
The last gig: 
April  7-9 2017
Best of the Valley Quilt Show, Lindsay CA, 

A La Carte
Eames Modern is included in the SAQA SoCal regional exhibit Let's Get Mod showing 
June 22-24, Reno Sew and Quilt Expo, Reno NV.
Far And Away is part of the Quilts On The Wall exhibit Crossings which debuted at Road To California, and from there is traveling around the country through 2017.
May 4-6, Utah Quilt and Sewing Marketplace (formerly HQMS), Salt Lake City, UT 
June 22-24, Reno Sew and Quilt Expo, Reno NV.
Pietra Dura has been juried into Sacred Threads 2017 July 7-23, Floris United Methodist Church, 
Herndon, VA
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Sally Gould Wright - Textile Artist · 149 S. Barrington Ave. #753 · Los Angeles, CA 90049 · USA

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