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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Some inspiration from Penny

My good friend Barb and I took a day trip recently to Carnegie Center, just a two-hour drive from here, to see another one of Penny Sisto’s exhibits. I thought I’d share some inspiration from this talented artist. This year’s exhibit is called Earth-Tones and all of the quilts have been dyed with coffee. She…

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Inspiration from Penny Sisto

Oh my! Did I tell you that I was oh, so inspired after not only seeing Penny’s lovely fiber art Friday, but spending some time with her at the Artisan Center in Corydon, Indiana? Well, I sure was. I met Penny many years ago through my friend Barb. She wrote several articles for magazines about…

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