Sewing Bags and More

Before I get to the bags, I’ve been doing a lot of gardening. Harvesting blueberries every day is a such a meditative time for me. If I get up early enough, the dogs in the area are still asleep and it’s so quiet. Dave caught me out there harvesting the other day. I wear white…

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Indigo Dyeing Session at East

This past Wednesday Teresa at East Branch Library held an Indigo dyeing class. Teresa had gone with me to an indigo dyeing class at the Carnegie Center last September and like me, fell in love with Indigo. She scheduled this class and we’ve all been eagerly waiting for the day to come. We’ve had so…

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Sunday Roundup: November 17

First I wanted to thank everyone who entered my 4th year blog anniversary giveaway last week. I appreciate all of your kind words about the blog. I felt so much love! Congrats to Bev, Jaime, Mary and Mary. I’ll be mailing those giveaways this week. Thanks again everyone for helping me celebrate! Just a few…

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Midweek Roundup

Happy Hump Day! This past month I had the privilege of being a beta tester for Nikki in Stitches to test drive her new Craft Academy. In addition to checking out the website, I went through her November lessons of her first monthly class, Crafting with your Silhouette.  Even though I work mostly with fabric,…

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My Silk Painted Scarves

Wednesday was the last session of the  Silk Scarf Painting Class with Evi Slaby. I wanted to show you four of the silk painted scarves that I completed. I learned so much from this class, but the biggest lesson was not to be so afraid of silk. For me, silk has always meant expensive and…

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Daren’s Indigo Dyeing Class

On Saturday I attended Daren Redman’s Indigo Dyeing Class at Carnegie Center for the Arts & History in New Albany, Indiana. First of all I have to mention that I really love this beautiful place with plenty of room for exhibits and classes. I stopped by there in June to see the Form not Function…

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Evi’s Silk Painting Class

I’ve been looking for a class that I could take that would push me out of my comfort zone. I found that in Evi’s Silk Painting Class. When I take classes I not only learn new things, but recognize even more things about me. In this class I recognized that I am really into control.…

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More marbling madness

Well, my three-week fabric marbling class is over. It’s been fun to work with that great group of gals. The last session we focused on traditional patterns using rakes, but really they could do whatever they wanted. I’ll show you a couple of my new pieces, but before that I wanted to show you what…

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How to Dye Fabric with Ice Webinar

I’m so excited to be teaming up with Interweave to offer you a webinar on How to Dye Fabric with Ice: A fun & easy surface design technique on Tuesday, July 2 at 1 p.m. ET. A webinar is a live online seminar.  You don’t need any fancy equipment to attend, just access to the…

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