Category Archives: fiber art

More Painted Leaves

Back in June I had the pleasure of teaching my How to Paint Fabric Leaves class at Visions Art Museum . The class was full, with fifteen willing participants, who surprised the heck out of me. They were so enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Painted Fabric Landscape Part Two

It’s finally here… If you are an experienced machine quilter/embroiderer or thread play person, this may not be for you but I hope it is encouraging for people who have been wanting to give machine thread play a try. Thanks … Continue reading

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Painted Fabric in a Hoop Part 2

Funny how things get pushed to the back burner or taken off the heat altogether. A short time ago someone commented on my Fabric Painted Landscape in a Hoop video that I posted in 2018. As I was looking through … Continue reading

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Projects & New Lessons

I’m happy to say I have a few new lessons and a new course on Curious.com and will be adding more soon. About Curious.com…“Curious is an innovative and engaging marketplace that connects lifelong learners with exceptional teachers from around the … Continue reading

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Leaves & Dragonflies

I have been working on videos, some will be on Curious.com and others on my YouTube channel. One thing leads to another and where I thought I was just making a How-to Paint Leaves on Fabric video, it turned in … Continue reading

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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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