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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Painting Mottled Fabric Video

I’ve come up with a new technique and posted a video for a fun hand painted fabric using Terial Magic, the spray stabilizer I’ve written about in the past. I like to have a variety of different painted fabrics to … 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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Mini Elements

I’m working on some techniques for making elements for mini landscapes quilt/pieces. Here are the rocks. I’ll share this technique as soon as I can. It is super easy, quick and fun… more to come.

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Always learning…

I’m working up a new Curious.com lesson and I thought I knew exactly where I was headed but the gel print plate disagreed! I did end up getting a mono print on paper that I’ll use somewhere but it’s useless … Continue reading

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Fabric Play

I was thinking about making some winter cards so I was playing, with sun-printing (again) using leatherleaf ferns and Setasilk and then painting with Neo Color wax pastels. The first three are from the same large piece, I’m floating a … Continue reading

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When a Yarn is More Than a Yarn

Not too long ago after spending some time (quality time!) walking through the wonderful exhibits at Visions Art Museum, I went for a stroll through the verandas at Liberty Station and noticed a light and airy shop that had yarn, beautiful … 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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Painting Fabric Pinwheels

I rarely make patriotic art but I wanted to make pinwheels using fabric and paint and since the 4th of July is approaching this turned out to be one of those rare occasions. I reached for the Terial Magic spray … Continue reading

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Fabric Postcards!

For those of you who will be in San Diego, I will be teaching a class on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Rosie’s Calico Cupboard quilt shop. The class title is “How to Make a Fabric Postcard.” We’ll use commercial … Continue reading

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