How To: Making Cheesecloth Word Skins

Ann chose this technique for the Facebook Postcard Fabric Art’s February Challenge. I saw Margarita Korioth demonstrating this on Quilting Arts TV a year or so ago, and thought this was such a neat technique. I made a couple of cheescloth word skins back then, but was happy to revisit this technique this month. It’s…

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Now what?

I used to write goals. I used to pick a word for the year. I don’t want to do either this year. But I do want to get some things done. Maybe I need a list. So I’m asking myself, it’s 2021 – now what?

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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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The House Quilt Project

I read about The House Quilt Project “Heart of the Home” in the October/November issue of Quilting Arts. Artist Jaime FingaI has partnered with Furnishing Home, an organization that supplies home furnishings for homes of those who were previously homeless. You can read more about this project on The House Quilt Project website. The rules…

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More inspiration from Penny

Barbara and I headed over to the Carnegie Center in New Albany yesterday to get more inspiration from Penny Sisto. Barbara and I try to make day trips to see her art whenever Penny shows it. This post from 2012 was from her exhibit in Corydon Indiana where Penny met with Barbara and I to…

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Painting canvas class

There is nothing like a new online class to inspire me. I just completed “Paint & Stitch: Vibrant Acrylic Quilts” on Iquilt.com. This painting canvas class is taught by the talented Katie Pasquini Masopust. I learned a couple new things, and I feel this class really stretched me. I’ve painted on canvas, but never took…

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Cutting it up

Now with my studio reorganized, I’m ready to play. First up is cutting one of my ice dyed pieces. I’m asked a lot what I do with all of my fabric. To tell you the truth, most of it is in my fabric cabinet since I’m so afraid of cutting it. Well, no more!! Here…

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An Art Quilt: My Process

I’ve been working on a small art quilt. I dyed this raw silk awhile back and have been wanting to make something with it. Here is my process on deciding on the final design. I love this piece of green and eggplant fabric. I just couldn’t seem to figure out how to free motion quilt…

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