Monthly Archives: February 2012

Beware the bleeder!

I made a sweet little log cabin (not paper pieced) for donation to Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative/AAQI . When I finished the piecing it was not square so I decided to block it. Well, it blocked beautifully, square as can … Continue reading

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Pat Yamin and The Quilt Show

I have had the pleasure of meeting Pat Yamin (through a mutual friend) on a number of occasions and just learned that she will be featured on The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims. Be sure to check … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day and a little batik

These pink Camellias were a gift from my sister. Our gardens think it is spring! I find that sometimes our wonderful southern California weather pulls me out of the studio and keeps me from working…But the outdoors can be inspiring … Continue reading

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February mosaics

A couple heart mosaic frames… ShareTweet

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Then and Now monoprinting

I walk everyday. Lately I have become obsessed with looking for things to monoprint.  So here is a photo of a few fallen leaves gathered on one of my walks and the fabric that resulted. It will be the background … Continue reading

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Bonus surface

I stepped out back to turn my non-traditional Shibori as it dries. The pipe is suspended between two patio chairs with a drip pan under it, the bottom of which is lined with a piece of fabric. I became very … Continue reading

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Kitty fix

We have two eight year old cats. They are still mischievous to say the least but we love them just the same. I enjoy looking at their kitten photos, it reminds me why in the world we adopted them! Enjoy… … Continue reading

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Call it Shibori?

Reading some comments posted in the past few days on Sew Daily blog has me thinking. Up until now I have called these pieces “shibori” (see photos below). Having read about Shibori (Arashi Shibori in particular) and watched it being … Continue reading

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Surface design and layers

I’m working on some fabric that I’ll probably use somewhere in our photo and fiber pieces – Some (or all) are works in progress. I love being able to create my own fabric. It seems the possibilities are endless and … Continue reading

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