Stencil materials

In my last post I wrote about making my own stencils from my drawings. Today I wanted to share with you the stencil materials I use in my cutter. I’ve really enjoying making stencils since I bought my Silhouette Portrait machine several years ago. Since then I’ve moved on to the Brother ScanNCut and continue…

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Review: Uni-Posca Markers

I’m on the quest to find my favorite ink/markers for painting on rocks. Today I’m reviewing Uni-Posca Markers. I am using the extra-fine point set of 12 markers. I’ve been using inks to draw and paint the designs on rocks, but thought it would be fun to see if I would like to use markers.…

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Review: Jacquard Marbling Kit

In 2013 I had so much fun marbling. It really became an obsession. I even taught a local three-session class on it to lure the local art girls into marble mania. If you are interested in my past marbling adventures, check out these posts. Yesterday I decided to return to marbling. Here are some of…

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Review: Jacquard Solarfast

June is a great time to sun print. In 2014 I was in charge of the June blog posts on the Fire blog. For that month I chose sun printing and asked three other artists to join me in blogging about various ways to sun print. One of them included Jacquard Solarfast, a product I…

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Review: Lumi Silkscreen Kit

Today I am sharing with you my new Lumi Silkscreen kit. But let’s start at the beginning. Before I could receive my Lumi silkscreen kit I needed to upload an image. I spent quite a bit of time thinking about what image I wanted and finally decided on a fern. After surfing the web with…

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DVD Review: Art Techniques for Quilt Design

When I saw this DVD, I just had to review it. I thought you might like to know more about it. Here is part of the description from Interweave/F+W: Join innovative artist, designer, and quilter Carrie Bloomston for Art Techniques for Quilt Design, a Quilting Arts Workshop™ video that will help all artists find their…

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Easy Card Making: David Tutera Paper Crafts

I’ve been playing with the David Tutera Paper Crafts Celebrate card line I received last week. Now it’s time to show you what I’ve made from that haul. This line will be available soon exclusively at Jo-Ann Stores. Talk about easy (and fast) card making! Here is one of my cards that took hardly any…

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Haul Video: David Tutera Celebrate Card Line

Friday I received some amazing stuff to play with.  Click on my very first haul video to see what was in the box. As I mentioned on the video, I’ll be playing with this stuff and will bring you a tutorial next week. Stay tuned!

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Craftsy Stitch & Slash Class

After taking Carol Ann Waugh’s Stupendous Stitching class on Craftsy (which by the way I loved!) I was so excited to see that she was offering a new one, Stitch & Slash. Here is the class description: “Stitch & Slash is a fun way to create lots of wonderful textured fabric that you can use…

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