This little piece has been on my design wall unfinished for a while. It was a cut of a larger piece of hand painted fabric that I free motion quilted just for fun. I can’t even remember if I filmed while I was quilting it. I couldn’t figure out how to finish it, to fix… Continue reading A Fix and Giveaway
A little glitch has caused my Printed, Painted Background Fabric video, that I mentioned in my previous post, to be delayed. In the video I will demonstrate how I achieved these fabrics and papers. Here are a few ways I’m using the backgrounds. I call them backgrounds but they aren’t only that. This final piece… Continue reading Brown Paper Bonus
Thanks to those of you who commented on the giveaway post to be included in the postcard sweepstakes. The random drawing winner is… Congratulations, Joanna! Please email your mailing address to me within a week and I’ll mail the postcards to you as soon as possible. I’m looking forward to the next giveaway in the… Continue reading Sweepstakes – Giveaway Winner
At the beginning of July Visions Art Museum presented another member challenge from Marty Ornish, this time Marty challenged us to make buntings. I’ve wanted to make something special for our front porch and this was the perfect prompt, though I call mine a triangles banner instead of a bunting. We were having this done…… Continue reading Another VAM Challenge
… for leaky roofs! We don’t get a lot of rain here but when we do there are always surprises, but that’s another story, I’ll spare you. Last post I mentioned Susan Lenz because we each had pieces in the Visions Art Museum Day of the Dead exhibit. Not too long ago I sent Susan… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season…
This photo is from the great Redwood Forest. I took it because it had fibery bits and I saw the head of a reindeer, sans the antlers, in it. Can you see it? I hope you have Happy Holidays and a Peaceful and creative New Year!
Still waiting for Fall after the 90° Thanksgiving and realizing December is almost here! This turkey was created for my grandnieces (7 and 6) who had a good time coloring them during our Thanksgiving family gathering. I gave them each a plain turkey sheet along with one with this MeAnndered turkey below. It was interesting… Continue reading Harvest Art
I have been a follower of a wonderful blog, I have mentioned in the past, And Then We Set It On Fire… Today it was announced that the contributors will no longer be posting new posts. I’m sad but totally understand. I will miss the inspiration and great techniques that have been shared by the… Continue reading Bloggers Moving On
Well, I should say I didn’t do hearts! I’m not much of a heart person though I got married in February (38 years ago and not on Valentine’s Day) but I have a dear one who loves hearts and asked me to make her a small textile heart art piece for her newly renovated home.… Continue reading I Don’t Do Hearts…
I really enjoy the blog …And Then We Set It On Fire… The contributors are individual fiber artists who work in and explore a multitude of surface design techniques and more; sometimes working together. I once had the pleasure of being a guest artist on FIRE! One of their recent blog posts did more than… Continue reading Fabric and Gunpowder!