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Art Quilt Technique Practice

I am an excellent Idea Finder/Keeper/Organizer, but not such a great Idea Executor.  I have dozens of notebooks of saved articles, and I have to take some action! 903 more words


Rain and Quilting

These two are a natural — rain and quilting. Here in Northern California we’re well into our worst drought on record so we’re especially happy to see the rain. 75 more words

Art Quilts

A Finish Using Eco-Felt

After taking the workshop with Elizabeth Barton, I found it instructive to have a written statement about what it was that attracted me to the scene/photograph that I wanted to convey in my textile art. 469 more words

Fiber Art

Etsy Shop

I finally set up an Etsy shop. I’ve been putting it off for years, not willing to sit down and spend the hours necessary to put it together. 57 more words


Creating dimension on applique with colored pencils

I recently picked up a book “Twelve by Twelve: The International Art Quilt Challenge”  about a two year long  challenge conducted by twelve art quilters. (Buy it here:  277 more words

Art Quilts

Hand of the Artist

I was at Art Quilt Tahoe last week taking a class with Lorie McCown. Lorie is a fiber artist and a painter so she brings a lot to the table. 632 more words

Art Quilts

Faces in Fabric

Are you tempted to tackle a portrait?  Never fear – you need not be an artist!  A photo provides your starting point.  This power point presentation reveals the process of turning that photo into a fabric portrait.  11 more words