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Have you ever made thread lace? With the water soluble stabilizer? I decided that was what I wanted for my curvy silk piece so I jumped right into creating it. 429 more words


Drastic split!

My latest project has been sending messages as it marinates on the design wall. There is always a reason when my projects stall and if I give them enough time, that reason becomes clear. 320 more words


Nothing but thinking...

Today is a day of total relaxation. No obligations until hockey tonight, and that’s fun time. I like to begin my days with coffee and computer time, especially with blogs by people whose work I enjoy. 362 more words


Ooooo nooooo----background

I was so totally sure of the background I wanted to create for Lakeside. I even had a hard time sleeping last night because I was planning my construction options in my head. 104 more words


Sittin' by the lake...

That’s what I feel like when I’m looking at this piece. I think it’s done, except for the mounting!

Since it’s part of a challenge, one of the rules was to finish with raw edges, no binding. 109 more words


When it's time for a break...

I’m at a good point in working on my Lakeside piece.

I’m liking where it’s going but my fingers are still a little sore from pulling thick thread through tight fabric! 160 more words


Lakeside work 1

My fingers are so sore…I feel that I must be doing something wrong. My threads and needles do not gliiiiide through the fabrics as I stitch like all the videos would have you think. 84 more words