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Dots and stitches

The larger of my two turquoise and gray pieces was where I started stitching with those luscious threads. I was immediately disappointed with what I was doing. 349 more words


Wetlands of Queensland

Today, as the big wet (compliments of ex Tropical Cyclone Debbie) drenches the southeast, I recieved notification that my latest artwork didn’t make the grade for the Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards – no matter! 401 more words

Textile Art

Being Flexible

I finished January’s Art Supply Play block by adding silver crayon applied over a rubbing plate and outlining the heart with embroidery. Doesn’t the crayon look like frost on a window? 150 more words


There's basting and then there's basting...

Thread basting…glue basting…my preference is always going to be spray basting. On these first polka-dot pieces I wasn’t sure how I was going to construct them, so I started out with pinning. 299 more words


Dots and decisions

This what I posted on Facebook earlier today:
I’m thinking of drawing out an idea and actually making templates for the construction…should I go to all that work or stick with my improv and maybe have raw edges and extra texture? 188 more words


Stretching Art and Tradition

Back in January I finished Dreaming of Cool, Clear, Abundant Water and got it mailed off. Today all the Stretching Art and Tradition quilts are online… 48 more words


Shadow boxed Leaves

These leaves are painted, quilted to felt and cut out along the outer quilting line. I then burned the felt backing just past the quilting lines. 76 more words