Chosen by random draw the three winners are…
If the winners email me their mailing address and picks I”ll get your keychain books right out to you.
I wish I could send one to everyone who left a comment but that would probably wipe out my postage budget for the [...]
I’m going to kick off this blog post with a product review…
Recently I came across a paint called Brusho that I’m having a lot of fun experimenting with and that I’m pretty sure will become one of my favorite go to paints in the studio.
Brusho is a dry crystalline [...]
I’ve really been neglecting my blog lately so I thought it was time to get caught up! I don’t have any finished projects to show you but I do have a lot going on …
first,a new quilt design has been sketched out…
This will be a fairly large quilt –45″x [...]
I couldn’t get the image of circles out of my head when I saw this weeks creative cue …
"bubbles"12"x12"raw edge machine applique &machine quilt
The colors in these circles made me think of those soap bubbles I made with the plastic wands when I was a kid.
detail of [...]
This weeks creative cue is “heel”. As soon as I saw it I knew what I’d make:
I used some black velvet paper for the “heel”of my shoe and the bow is a black grosgrain ribbon embellished with a glass bead. The background paper is a blue lokta paper. The shoe is about [...]
I finally got some time this morning to work on my Creative Cue. I had originally thought that I was going to use the cue to draw something each week but the more I thought about making myself sit down and draw something each week the more stress it gave me so I decided to [...]
I recently invested in some better equipment to take photos of my quilts with:
The tripod and the 2 lights in the foreground I had bought a while back but the backdrop and the two lights with the umbrellas are part of the new equipment. The backdrop comes apart,folds up and stores quite neatly [...]
Terri and I were talking the other day about how we’d like to try to incorporate creating a sketch or doodle each week onto our list of goals for 2010. So we decided that to help motivate us to do that we’d choose a random word each week to help inspire us to create a [...]
Quilting Arts is hosting a virtual open studio tour and I'm very happy to be a part of it! Instead of doing a photo tour I decided to break out the video camera and do a video one so here it is:
And when you're done watching my tour head over to [...]
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 [...]