Category Archives: fiber art

A Challenge with Hand Embroidery

I remember about ten or fifteen years ago getting rid of my hand embroidery materials/tools. When I was young I hand embroidered everything! But then I became a quilter and wouldn’t be creating hand embroidered piece anymore. Fast forward to … Continue reading

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Quilt and Painted Fabrics

I haven’t posted for awhile in part because of a queen size quilt. As a member of San Diego Quilt Show, I volunteered to make one of nine quilts for our 2018 charity; Warrior Foundation/Freedom Station. The quilts will be … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

My Mister and I will soon be heading out of town on a short road trip. I will undoubtedly take photos of the scenery on our drive and walks (we walk a lot!). In the past, road trip photos have … Continue reading

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Creating Fabric

Now that I’m creating mini landscape elements using all white fabric I thought it would be fun to take another look at this video where I did paint the sky on white fabric, otherwise I altered commercial fabrics with a … Continue reading

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Stretcher Frame and Sky Painting

I’m working on my upcoming mini landscape series (tree trunks, rocks, land, water and sky) and constructing the stretcher frame was the first item on the list. Here is my How-to video for the stretcher frame and a quick sky … Continue reading

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Diversion

Well, I’m editing videos, or at least I should be. The more I learn about this editing software, the bigger the learning curve seems to become! So this is my little diversion. The spring flowers we have come across on … Continue reading

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Talk and Share

I spent a nice evening with a local quilt guild sharing ideas and fiber art. I like to encourage people who don’t think they are artist enough to create original fiber art to just layer and drop paint, marker and … Continue reading

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Spring and Stuff

I’m once again behind on posting, no surprise there. I’m getting ready for a talk and fiber art/quilt showing for a local guild that I’m really looking forward to and I’ve been busy with the prep. We have had beautiful … Continue reading

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Painted Landscape or Two!

I painted a little yesterday using my old quilt hoop (as the stretcher frame) and the Jacquard Textile Colors. The plan was, and still is, to do a bit of machine embroidery over the painting, then sandwich it and add … Continue reading

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The All White Landscape

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m making a series of lessons showing how I make different elements for a mini fabric landscapes. What I neglected to mention is that I would be starting with white fabric (Thank you, … Continue reading

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