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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My Five Favorite Things

When I started thinking about this post I had a hard time coming up with just five of my favorite things. But the more I thought about it, I narrowed it down to those items that have really helped me to be creative. So let’s get started. 1. Silhouette Portrait I absolutely love this machine.…

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Getting Ready For The Exhibit

I feel like I have really been AWOL from here. The reason I’ve been gone is that I have been spending so much time getting ready for our “Colorful Friendship: A Study in Fabric Surface Design” exhibit that will open February 24 at the Krannert Gallery at University of Evansville. Last week I was interviewed…

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Adding dimension with Jacquard Puff Additive

I’m a sucker for new or new-to-me products. This is one of those “I can’t believe this so I have to video it” type of tutorials. Anyway, here it is. Today I’m playing with Jacquard Puff Additive. It is amazing! To get started you need your piece of fabric. (It can also be used on…

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My very own thermofax screen play

Wow! I finally have my very own designs on thermofax screens. The images for thermofax screens need to be high resolution black and white jpgs or pdfs. For the top print I used spools that I stamped with paint. I didn’t want the spools to be perfect so I chose those images that were missing…

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Thrift Store Find Plus My Fabric

Yes, you read right! I am using some of that fabric I’ve been making! Well, just a little piece, but still it’s a start. I found this cool linen shirt when I was thrift shopping. I usually don’t like to buy linen since it never behaves looks like I think it should, but this one…

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Working with Margaret’s thermofax screens

I posted back last December about the thermofax screens I won from Margaret Applin. They were so neat, but I wasn’t real excited about the results. Then I purchased her Quilting Arts video and played a little more with these screens. This video not only shows you her tips for printing, but she also takes…

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More Screen Printing

In June, I took a screen printing class from friend and artist Kathy Sands. It was so much fun, but I wasn’t real excited about my results. Here was one of those prints from that day. I liked the actual image but I didn’t like the white between the screen printing. I still had not…

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Screen Printing Day

Saturday I drove a couple hours to take a wonderful screen printing class taught by my friend and artist Kathy Sands. Several months ago I had purchased a screen from Blicks. I’ve been wanting to play with it and this day I really gave it a work out. Kathy took us through everything from mixing…

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