I am so pleased to have another article in Quilting Arts Magazine this year! The October/November issue which is now available here as a hard copy or digital copy includes an article by me on working with Jacquard Color Magnet.
Color Magnet is a dye attractant that makes it possible to easily create your [...]
When Jill K Berry asked me to be a part of the blog hop to celebrate the release of her new stencils with Artist Cellar I didn’t have to think twice before saying YES!
I’m going to be giving away a full set of these stencils but before I get to the details on [...]
Earlier this week I painted up some silk to use with another project and I when I walked into the studio early this morning inspired to do something with the left over pieces…
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The vase stands about 7″high and to the tip of the [...]
Yesterday I put the finishing touches on my final piece created for the Off the Hanger:form and surface exhibition that will be making it’s debut at View in Old Forge NY.
“little black dress”18″x 36″cotton,zippers,painted silk,machine quilted
And here’s a look at all of the pieces that I [...]
I am just pleased as punch to be a part of the Dinner@8 Rituals exhibit that will be premiering at the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach on Thursday,July 26th at 5:00pm for Preview Night. Sponsored by Moore’s Sewing Centers the exhibit will be on display throughout the weekend,opening at 10:00am each day [...]
Well the hop is officially over and I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to visit all the blogs and leave comments. I read every single one on every single blog in the hop! For those of you who have bought a copy of the book (thank you!),drop me a line and [...]
“cut 1 on fold”
12″x12″x 1 1/2″- painted silk over collaged pattern tissue mounted on stretched canvas My first piece created for the Off the Hanger exhibit that the 8 That Create artists will be having later this year at View in Old Forge NY. The exhibit will run from Friday October 12,[...]
Today was open studio day with my friends Sue,Kathy and Kathleen. We get together once a month in my studio,spread out and get our hands dirty with paint and today’s visit was no exception to that. Before everyone arrived I covered one of my work tables with some plastic and a large piece [...]
one strip led to another,led to another and so on and so on…
and this is where I ended up with all of them. Right now this is about 44″x 88″give or take a few inches and it’s all done with my hand dyed sandwashed cotton (yup,I even dyed the [...]
A couple of weeks ago I was browsing the Dharma Trading website and I came across this product:
It’s called Color Magnet by Jacquard and it’s a product that attracts dye so when its applied to a piece of fabric you get a tone on tone effect. I was intrigued so I bought some [...]