You know I thought books and journals were hard to photograph but they've got nothing on trying to get a good photo of a wall quilt!
This one is 22"x30",machine quilted and painted with Golden Fluid Acrylics and Lumiere paints.
Clearly I need to designate an area in the house [...]
this past Thursday we had an absolutely gorgeous sunny 70 degree fall day here …
the view from my back deck was full of shades of yellow with a little orange,red and green mixed in. It was too nice to be inside so I set up on the deck to do some fabric [...]
I don't do a lot of custom orders because I'm don't enjoy having to create on demand but I always make exceptions when the request comes from a fellow artist. So I didn't hesitate to take a request to create this journal:
This was an easy custom order to do because I really [...]
Lately I have been doing a lot of experimenting with working with a flat quilted surface. Working flat with the intention that the finished product will hang on the wall is a challenge for me because I'm used to working with either functional objects with structure like books and boxes. I am enjoying it though [...]
Art &Quilt:Design Principles and Creativity Exercisesby Lyric Kinard
The author opens the book by saying that it will not teach you everything you need to know but that she hopes it will give you a solid foundation from which to spring and give you direction for further study. The book begins opens [...]
whatever you call it the results are pretty amazing. To make these pieces using old pattern tissues and cotton fabric I used Terri's directions from her awesome book Creative Paper Quilts.
They were all painted with Golden Fluid Acrylic paint. Each one measures about 18"x20"and [...]
Terri and I have added two new free projects to the Two Creative Studios website!
and Painted Coffee Cup sleeves:
You'll find directions for both of these new free projects on the Two Creative Studios website free project page here.
and for those of you who are doing the Two [...]
The Quilted Object
Making things with quilt art techniques
by Ineke Berlyn
The name of this book really doesn't do justice to what this book is about and the cover photograph would lead you to believe that you'll find a lot of similarly quilted type projects inside. The book begins with a discussion [...]
"three messages" 20"x27"hand painted canvas,machine quilted
I have always been drawn to the number three and I recently did a little research into what the meaning behind "3"is. Here's what I found:
The spiritual meaning of number Three deals with magic,intuition,fecundity,[...]
combine a little fabric with some Mistyfuse,some stitching and you get…
Inspired by some plain cardboard ones I had laying around the studio I decided to see if I could create a version using fabric…
look for the directions on how to make these in the next [...]