I've been playing around with a new stitch pattern for my hardcover books. After much experiment and trial stitching I've come up with this:
This stitch pattern was a bit of a challenge to do but I'm very pleased with the results. I think it adds a really nice touch to the outside [...]
A few posts ago someone (I can't remember who it was) left a comment asking if I had ever worn the silk that I paint and dye or turned them into scarves. This got me thinking and so I ordered up some silk scarf blanks from Dharma Trading and pulled out the paints and pvc [...]
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First let me say a huge thank you to everyone who participated or watched the chat yesterday. Terri and I had a lot of fun and we hope to do another one later this year. In the meantime,the transcript of the chat will stay up on my previous blog post for the next several [...]
As I mentioned in my previous post Terri and I are the featured chat guests for the live monthly chat on the Fiber Arts/Mixed Media Group run by Susan Sorrell. It starts at 5:00 p.m. eastern time today Sunday (April 26th) and runs for an hour. We'll be taking questions and talking about our new [...]
This Sunday (April 26th) Terri and I are the featured chat guests for the live monthly chat on the Fiber Arts/Mixed Media Group run by Susan Sorrell. It starts at 5:00 p.m. eastern time and runs for an hour. We'll be taking questions and talking about our new book,time management,creativity,what makes a [...]
Happy earth day everyone!
Interweave Press is giving a free digital issue of both QA and CPS for one week only (until 4/29/09) you can view the entire digital edition of QA April/May 09 and CPS May/June 09 issues.
Check it out here! Once you see inside these magazines I'm sure [...]
to this:and the inside:
lined with silk and filled with hand painted papers.
I finished another textured tissue paper box:
and the other day when I saw Nikki post about her gorgeous bookmarks I knew I had to have one.
So I popped right over to her Etsy shop and bought one for myself! I'm glad I did because it's truly the most beautiful [...]
The Danforth Museum shop asked me to make soft covered mini journals that would be good for tucking in a purse and traveling with. so….
These measure about 6"or so square which I think makes a good size for traveling with but still gives you a good sized page to write or draw [...]