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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A lesson on just “being”

This year’s vacation was a lesson on just “being” for both of us.  This was not something I wanted to do; It’s something I had no control over. Dave and I flew into Maui on the 11th. On the way to the rental car shuttle I fell. I had fallen several years ago in the…

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Updating Icy Delights Class

It has been so much fun to see all of the beautiful fabric and clothing my Icy Delights students are creating. Several have even sold some of their beauties including Marie who sold one of her purses for $150! Makes my heart happy! When I started designing the class I decided I wanted to show…

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More Dyeing and Irises

Since launching my online class, Icy Delights, I have been trying to catch up with what I wanted and needed to do and had put off while getting that class ready. Unfortunately, it has rained a lot so I’ve not got my mulching and weeding done. My goal is to have it completed by the…

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Icy Delights Registration Opens

Yipee!! I am so excited to announce that my online class, Icy Delights: Dyeing Fabric with Ice is open! I have been working on this class for months and it has truly been a labor of love. You will also save $10 on this class until May 17. I’ve created this class for beginners. However,…

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Biscotti and more

I love making biscotti during the holiday season. This year I made three different kinds, all from the same recipe. For my recipe see this post. What’s great about this recipe is that it is so flexible.  I used white whole wheat flour and they still were great. For the chocolate ones, I substituted 1/3…

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Sewing Frenzy

Between gardening and other stuff,  I’ve been doing a little sewing. I’m always asked, “What are you going to do with all of your fabric?” I usually say that it’s about the process, not the destination. Well, I’ve been giving that a lot of thought lately. I do have lots of fabric in this studio.…

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Dyeing the color wheel with Candy

I am in awe. First of all I must admit that I’ve taken lots of online classes. What is better if you can’t attend in person, than to take a great class with a favorite artist on your own time and at your own pace? Well, I’ve been dyeing fabric for over three years and…

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