ABC’s of Art Part 1

Last month an organization I belong to, SAQA (Studio Artist Quilt Associates), hosted a challenge on their Facebook page for members to post every day some art with the day’s letter of the alphabet. We ended the month with Z.  I thought it would be fun to do as blog posts.

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Making small art

I’ve been working on greeting cards lately. These are a bit different from the other ones I’ve shown you.

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Upcycled Tunic

Recently, I have seen a lot of really cool upcycled tunics and tops. I’ve wanted to try my hand at doing that, but had no idea where to start until I found Wendy Bryant’s online classroom. She has a free course “Upcycling a t-shirt or a tunic.”  I watched that class, and then purchased her…

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Scribble Stitching

I’ve always been obsessed with perfect, but love the look of scribble stitching. Julia with Stitches by Julia does a lot of scribble stitching in her projects. Check out her You Tube channel HERE.

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How to: Printed Foam Stamp

I love using real leaves to print on fabric. However, if my stash of preserved leaves are not available or I don’t have any preserved, a great way to get that printed image is to make a printed foam stamp.

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Ice Dyeing Q and A

Since 2016 I have been teaching an online class, Icy Delights, on this fun dyeing technique I developed back in 2010. Since it’s a great time to ice dye, I’ve been getting a lot of emails about it, and thought I’d share some of them in this Icy Dyeing Q and A post.    …

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QSDS Glorious Prints

As mentioned in the last post, I spent a week in Columbus, Ohio at QSDS. This event,  held every year includes two 5-days sessions and two weekend sessions. I chose Glorious Prints (printing with thickened dyes) with Pat Pauly in the first 5-day session.

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