2021, Etsy, and Resists

Another busy week. I’ve decided that there will be a 2021, so I ordered and received my new planner. I sure hope I will be able to use it more than I did my 2020 planner. This weekly/monthly calendar by Blue Sky has been my favorite for several years. I love the month-at-a-glance two-page spread,…

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Wet Cyan Printing Revisited

Recently I took some time to revisit wet cyan printing. Check out this post from last year about my first adventure with this process.

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Printing With More Found Objects

It’s been almost a year since I wrote a post about printing fabric with found objects. Today I am showing you printing with more found objects. If you would rather watch my video, please scroll down to the bottom of this post.

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How to: Painting Cheesecloth

I’ve been seeing a lot of art using cheesecloth lately, so I finally had to give it a try. However, before creating anything with this fabric I need to paint it.

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Second #Printinktober 2019

It’s my second week of #printinktober. If you missed the first week, here is the link. This week I am still using rollers, but wanted to use mostly plain ones to see what I could create.

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Sun Printing over “bad” prints

Sometimes printing projects just don’t work out the way you want them to. If you have some fabric around that you don’t like, try adding more layers. Today I’m talking about sun printing over “bad” prints.

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Painting my new apron

I am so excited. I will be leaving Sunday for a week-long Pat Pauly workshop at QSDS (Quilt & Surface Design Symposium) in Columbus, Ohio. If you don’t know about Pat, she is a wonderful artist who makes contemporary quilts with her printed and painted fabrics. The class I’ll be taking is called “Glorious Prints.”

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Printing with found objects

Sometimes it’s just fun to look around the house and start printing with found objects. That’s what I’m doing today.¬† Clockwise is a potato masher, sponge, Tupperware lids, room keys, pool noodle and toilet paper rolls taped together. They are all sitting on the carpet non slip mat. Here is the first print. I covered…

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Layering Stencils

Today I’m all about layering stencils using fabric paint. If you look at my post about soy wax batik, this is just a continuation of my love of layers. Here are my finished fat quarters of fabric. I love all of the layers. For the top piece, I use the following two stencils. Here is…

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