Spinner Art using a Turntable

Let’s now change gears a bit and make spinner art using a turntable.

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Spinner Art with Soy Wax and Thickened Dye

I absolutely love playing with soy wax. Today we’re talking about using the Hasbro Spin-Art machine with soy wax and thickened dye.

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Paducah Inspiration

A couple weeks ago when I drove to Paducah, Kentucky to pick up my new Juki, I stopped by Hancock’s for some Paducah inspiration. I spent almost two hours just looking at all of the beautiful fabric. What I found and brought home were pictures that have inspired me. Here are just a few that are…

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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing With Soy Wax

This is the second in my series this month on using resists with ice dyeing. This is also posted on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. As I mentioned in the first post, I’ve been ice dyeing since 2011 and have really loved the surprises from this fun dyeing technique. But as I’ve grown as an…

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Best of 2015 Tutorials

As we end another year, I am again looking back on my favorite tutorials, or what I consider my best of 2015.  I hope you liked them. If you missed them, here are the links. I started the year with a soy wax batik tutorial on my Back-to-Basics video series.  LINK Dyeing with ties was…

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Giveaway: Current Quilting Arts issue I’m in!

Congratulations to Beverly in Utah and Laurie in California. I’ll be mailing out your QA issues next week! Dave and I just returned from a wonderful week in Colorado. I’m anxious to tell you about it and some of what inspired me while there, but while I was gone the new issue of Quilting Arts…

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Turn Table Dyeing

A year ago my friend Connie gave me her turntable to use for my art. I finally got around to playing with it. I thought it might work like the spinner I played with and even wrote an article in Quilting Arts about this. No, it doesn’t quite work as well because it doesn’t go…

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Dyeing Soy Waxed Fabric

I decided to do a little experiment the other day. First I wanted to show you how I made those circles with a tin I found in a $1 bin at Target. I just had to add this after I received a comment from Jaime. We rarely eat anything or buy anything from a can…

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Ice Dyeing Plus

Since I started ice dyeing back in 2011, I’ve really enjoyed the results from this simple technique. As I’ve continued on this fabric surface design journey, I find I want more texture. In this post I’ll show you three different techniques to add to ice dyeing. Back in February I showed you my ice dyed…

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