Although this looks like a fairly simple straightforward book to make boy did it give me some trouble!
Mostly the trouble came from covering the book board with the paper and book cloth in such a way to result in a neat and tidy finish. Measures 9"x6"x1"closed,2 sewn in signatures. Hardcover. I [...]
My fabric painting class at the Danforth starts tomorrow and we're going to be working with a lot of techniques that are particularly well suited for a heavier fabric like canvas and duck cloth. So this past week I've been making up a lot of samples to bring with me and turning some of the [...]
If you took my More Journal Making for the Fiber Artist class then you'll recognize this accordion book:which opens to reveal signatures created from envelopes that are each filled with little single signature journals:Well I've been trying to come up with a way to translate this into a hard cover book design. Well [...]
Well I've been busy busy this last week getting ready for the start of my Fabric painting and dyeing workshop that starts at the Danforth Museum on the 30th of this month. We're going to spend 6 weeks exploring a variety of ways to get color and imagery onto cloth and two of the classes [...]
I am not usually one to leave unfinished projects laying around for long but in the case of this stack of boxes I kept pushing it to the side to work on other projects. I finally put the finishing touches on the drawers the other day:
The top box has a single drawer,the middle [...]
My journal making class at the Danforth Museum of Art starts next week so I've been busy this week getting some samples made to show the students so they can see what we'll be making. Here's a few examples of what we're going to make in the class:
We'll start with a basic hardcover book:
Terri and I are very pleased to announce that we've published our first book together!
Creative Ways with Fibre and Stitch is a compilation of projects and articles by Terri and I from the first six issues of our online mixed media fiber arts zine Fibre&Stitch.
Autographed copies are available through the [...]
Recently I received a copy of Gloria Hansen's new book:
Digital Essentialsthe quilt maker's must-have guide to images,files and more! I'll be the first to admit that my understanding and collective knowledge of working with digital images is almost non-existent but thanks to this book I am much better versed in the subject. [...]
I finished off the last of the samples that I needed to make for the Creative Box Making class scheduled to debut in February.
We'll be making teapots with paper towels…
and pyramid boxes:
that you can fill with candy…
All the information on the Creative Box Making for the Fiber Artist [...]
I put the finishing touches on some new Ultrasuede journals today:
And a new fabric and a hardcover journal too:The one on the right is done with cork paper. Love that stuff! All of these journals are in the shop.
And I've jumped off the scarf knitting wagon and onto the sweater [...]