During my search for vintage letters I came across a couple of vintage (1911) french needlework and fashion magazines that were a bit tattered and falling apart. I managed to save quite a few of the pages and salvage some great images from them and I decided to use them in a book:
This book [...]
Another sample from my Silk Fusion class:
Check out the fabulous samples that Sandy created while testing the lessons for this class. Gorgeous aren't they?!
and I have a special offer for you from the Artist Cellar: There's a big sale going on over there right now and if you enter the special code:[...]
First the reminders:
The Creative Mixed Media Journaling Techniques online class starts on Friday September 5th. This is a 12 week class that covers a wide range of fabric and paper techniques perfect for using to create art journals,art quilts,mixed media pieces and more.
All of my online classes are currently open for [...]
Okay Vicki don't read any further if you don't want to see what's headed in the mail to you today…
Vicki sent me this awesome tie dye t-shirt which I have been living in ever since it showed up in the mail the other day:She is the absolute queen of tie-dye! I love it [...]
I recently picked up this new book:
Handmade Paper Collage by Dawn Ackerman. This is a terrific book and I highly recommend it. Take a moment and visit her website to see some of her gorgeous collage work.
So I've been reading through this book the last week or so,picking it up [...]
I’ve been working on this book for the last few weeks:
Inside this book are 24 letters written over a period from September 1881 to December 1883 to a Miss Nancy A Austin in Yorkville from a gentleman named W M Moody. In these letters W writes of his love for Nancy and of [...]
Here are the excerpts from the letters in the “Letters to Nancy”book. The last letter dated December 1883,the one where he tells her goodbye,is an entire transcript of the letter.
In this evening take my pen in hand…
Oh if I could see you now I think I could [...]
Looking for a fun and easy project to do this weekend? How about Candy Cones?
These are so easy to make! You can fill them with a handful of candies or nuts wrapped up in a clear cello packaging tied with a pretty ribbon or string. Put a bunch of them in a [...]
I've been working on a re-design of my old silk fusion class. I wanted to create a single class that combines several different ways to create silk fusion. This new class will begin on Friday October 10,2008 and registration is now open for it.
Silk fusion composition book
This new class covers both [...]
When Alison Lee of Craftcast contacted me and asked if I'd be willing to do an interview for her very cool website at www.craftcast.com I of course said yes. So pop over to the Craftcast website and listen in on my chat with Alison!