More Sun Printing 2021

It continues to be hot and humid, so I got out and did some more sun printing. In this post I wanted to show you that you don’t have to use leaves or other botanicals or even stencils to sun print. If you aren’t familiar with sun printing, check out this previous tutorial. I’m using…

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Finishing the garden flag

I finally finished the garden flag for Dave’s wildflower garden. For making the base flag, check out this post.

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Sun Printing: Dye-Na-Flow vs Setacolors

I’ve been sun printing for years, and my go-to paint has always been Setacolors Lights. I decided last week to experiment again, and do a comparison with it and Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow. You can check out my other sun printing posts here.

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SAQA Auction Quilt 2021

This is my second year to donate an art quilt to the SAQA Auction. The 2021 auction will take place online from September 10 through October 3. Here is the link to the auction. You can go to the link now to view pieces that have been received. They will receive mine later this week.

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Inspiration in 2021 from Penny

Last week several friends took a 2-hour road trip to Mount St. Francis in Southern Indiana to see Penny Sisto’s new exhibit “Spirit of Love.” If you’d like to see her previous work, check out my three previous posts: 2012, 2014, and 2018. The 2012 posts tells a lot about Penny’s story.

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Making an outdoor garden flag

Dave was looking through the shed recently, and found an old flag holder. At one time it had a flag, but it has long since bit the dust! He placed it in the wildflower garden, and then asked me to make a flag for it. Here is how it looks right now, before I’ve added…

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Two New Tools

I’m always on the lookout to find tools that make my art easier. This first one really helped me in completing a few of the small quilts I’ve been making for the SAQA Collaborative project.

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2021 Iris Parade

I love irises, and if you’ve been following me you know I post them every year as they appear. This year I decided to wait until they all had bloomed so I could put them all in one post. So here are the 24 irises that bloomed this year.

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