Category Archives: Quilting

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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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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Escape with Thread Play

I finished the machine embroidery/thread play on the (once was) all white fabric landscape and I’m pretty happy with the results. You will, I’m sure, notice I have take artistic liberties; Don’t try to figure out what kind of trees, … Continue reading

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This Time of Year…

I was almost a Halloween baby having been born the day before and have always enjoyed the end of October. When our kids were little I loved making their costumes and painting their faces. My daughter is an artist and … Continue reading

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Quilt Show

Well, it has been a long time since I posted but here I am again. We recently made it through the 2017 San Diego Quilt Show (the 36th Annual) and what an inspiring show it was. I’m always amazed this … Continue reading

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Nature and Art

I think all the rain has really caused Spring to SPRING around here. I’m finding all kinds of things to photograph on my walks… nature that has or will spark a work of art. Early yesterday I fished a tiny … Continue reading

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Taking a walk…

One of my “kids” had an appointment and the other was going to the zoo to take photographs so I tagged along. I walked through Balboa Park which is where our world famous zoo is, stopping at the reflecting pond, … Continue reading

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Now That Was Surprising!

Last post I was writing about lizards copulating in the garden. Today as Kona and I were hanging out on the deck she became very alert at some noise coming from the side yard ivy. I heard it but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Heart Art Gone Awry

A couple weeks ago I was working on a new Heart MeAnndering video. When I finished stitching I wasn’t happy with one of the petals, so I ripped it out, fixed it and added some French knots. Then before editing … Continue reading

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