A shipment of our new book Creative Ways with Books and Journals arrived yesterday…
and so I've spent a lot of time in the last 24 hours packing and shipping and packing and shipping…If you were among the first 100 to pre-order a book (or if you were one [...]
Quilting Arts is hosting a virtual studios tour this week!
The theme of the Fall 2009 issue of Studios is Open Studios,so they're kicking it off with a virtual tour,and you're invited to participate. Stop back here on Saturday October 3rd and I'll have a tour of [...]
For the past week or so I've been working on several pieces made from my technique of mixed media collage surfaces using Mistyfuse that are for a gallery section in a book due out next year. Unfortunately I can't show you the pieces (don't you hate it when bloggers say that!) but I can show [...]
I started these books last week while I was doing some book making demo's at the Danforth Museum. I finally managed to get them finished this morning:
Love this next one done in faux lizard skin:
that compares to the feeling you get when you open up a package that has your book inside it!
The proof copies of our book arrived yesterday and I can't even tell you how thrilled we are with the final product…
It's hard to [...]
Terri and I decided to host her block of the month idea through Two Creative Studios so I thought I'd give it a try. First let me say that I have a new appreciation for those of you who can create lots of these blocks in a day because it took me the better part [...]
Terri and I are very excited to announce that our new book is now available for pre-order! We are anticipating being able to ship books by the first week of November or sooner depending on how fast they come off the presses.
In this 130 full color book you'll learn how to combine [...]
Over the last couple of weeks I've been getting some new inventory ready to go to the Danforth Museum gift shop for their grand re-opening for the fall this weekend. I finished these two books just this morning:
This first one is done with Amate bark paper and the ceramic embellishments are from [...]
added some new journals to the shop:
silk tri fold
Cork paper and chalk cloth
I haven't been blogging much lately because Terri and I have been so busy with book stuff and earlier this week I got bit by the fall cleaning bug. Usually around this time of year I take a few days and go through all the closets and drawers and sort everything into piles:things to [...]