Looking Back – 2021

It’s that time to look back on this year. Check out link above pictures for blog posts. January Loved making the embellishments, but also participating in the Violet Project was fun and an important action. February I made a cat cube for Molly. She wasn’t interested. However, Ally loves it and spends a lot of…

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A New Challenge – Recycling Jewelry

I have so much jewelry, much of which I bought at thrift stores. The majority of these finds I really never intended to wear it, but add it in my art. However, they were put aside, until this past September when I dug through my stash, and made my Goddess piece I showed you on…

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Creating Bamboo Heaven

I’m working on a couple more art pieces to submit to another local show. This show is called Art Squared, so all work needs to be squared.That didn’t seem too difficult of a challenge, so thought I’d make a couple pieces. I found this soy wax fabric in my stash that I’ve been wanting to…

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Making small art

I’ve been working on greeting cards lately. These are a bit different from the other ones I’ve shown you.

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More inspiration from Penny

Barbara and I headed over to the Carnegie Center in New Albany yesterday to get more inspiration from Penny Sisto. Barbara and I try to make day trips to see her art whenever Penny shows it. This post from 2012 was from her exhibit in Corydon Indiana where Penny met with Barbara and I to…

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Cutting it up

Now with my studio reorganized, I’m ready to play. First up is cutting one of my ice dyed pieces. I’m asked a lot what I do with all of my fabric. To tell you the truth, most of it is in my fabric cabinet since I’m so afraid of cutting it. Well, no more!! Here…

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An Art Quilt: My Process

I’ve been working on a small art quilt. I dyed this raw silk awhile back and have been wanting to make something with it. Here is my process on deciding on the final design. I love this piece of green and eggplant fabric. I just couldn’t seem to figure out how to free motion quilt…

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Review: Modern Memory Quilts

Today I’m reviewing Modern Memory Quilts, a Quilting Arts Workshop with Lesley Riley. Here is the description from the publisher: Tell stories through quilting. Combine memories, photo transfers, and crazy piecing to make unique and personal art quilts. Take your family photographs out of the drawer they’ve been hiding in and allow them to take…

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