I was reading Melanie’s blog post the other day about her experience teaching at the Great American Scrapbook Convention and all the tools and gadget that scrapbooker’s have available and it got me thinking about something I bought earlier this year that was made for the scrapbook and paper arts market but that I use [...]
I have a love hate relationship with beading. I love the way they look on a piece of fiber art but I hate putting them on because I am never sure if I’m doing it right. Am I using the right needle and thread? Am I using the right technique to sew them [...]
having some major blog issues today –this is a test post.
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 [...]