I wish I could get a better photo of this bracelet done with paper bags. There’s a layer of foiling beneath the surface so this has a nice subtle bit of shimmer when the light hits it. That shimmer is so hard to pick up with the camera.
I used one of those [...]
A few months back I bought a package of vintage french papers from Stampington during one of their special sales. It had some very cool papers in it but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with them so I just tucked them in a drawer and forgot about them. The other day I [...]
I’ve been working on this stack of journals for the last week and put the finishing touches on them this morning.
Some faux paper bag leather ones:
and some new fabric ones:
All of these are in my etsy shop.
Next on my to do list is to start working [...]
I am putting the finishing touches on the last lesson for my new “More Journal Making for the Fiber Artist”online class and I wanted to make one more piano hinge sample. I was wandering around the craft store the other day and came across these cool artificial willow stems and so I bought a [...]
Well there’s nothing like a give away to bring everyone out of hiding! Thanks to all of you for taking the time to stop and make a comment I really do appreciate it. The last time I checked we had 76 comments and I know I said that I’d draw one name for every 25 [...]
I learned this design transfer technique from Iris Karp of Mistyfuse. It’s an easy way to create an applique without having to mess about with reversing your design. Here’s how it works:
Begin by tracing your design onto a piece of parchment paper using a pencil.
Fuse a layer of Mistyfuse to the [...]
Creative Ways with Fibre &StitchBy Sue Bleiweiss &Terri StegmillerISBN #9781440489150
Creative Paper QuiltsBy Terri StegmillerISBN #9781600593123
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The questions “what if”or “how can I”are the ones that motivate me the most in the studio. It’s the exploration of finding and discovering new ways to manipulate and embellish paper and fabric that drive me into the studio and inspire me every day.
I rarely work in flat surfaces except [...]
It’s been a bit crazy around here for the last couple of weeks. We’re knee deep in getting issue 5 of Fibre&Stitch ready for publication and I’ve got a bunch of new projects on the worktable that I’ll hopefully have pictures of to share with you soon. In the meantime I wanted to do 2 [...]