July 2016 Review

One of my online quilter friends, Luann, writes a review at the end of each month about what she’s accomplished. I’m always amazed at how much she gets done. Check out her blog here. So I thought I’d do that today. I’m taking a look back at July. It’s been a busy month. I started…

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Review: Jacquard Marbling Kit

In 2013 I had so much fun marbling. It really became an obsession. I even taught a local three-session class on it to lure the local art girls into marble mania. If you are interested in my past marbling adventures, check out these posts. Yesterday I decided to return to marbling. Here are some of…

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The Best of 2013

I love to look back each year and see what I’ve accomplished. Part of my review is to look at what interested you. The top five 2013 posts using Pinterest and blog traffic were the following:     The Pinterest crowd continues to pin our soap recipes. The Coconut Cocoa Coconut Milk Soap was a…

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Lunching with the art girls

Years ago when I owned my own writing and graphic design business, one of my client’s employees called me the “art girl.” Back then I really took offense to that label. I didn’t see what I did as art – writing and designing promotional materials –¬† and I was definitely not a GIRL! Oh, how…

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More marbling madness

Well, my three-week fabric marbling class is over. It’s been fun to work with that great group of gals. The last session we focused on traditional patterns using rakes, but really they could do whatever they wanted. I’ll show you a couple of my new pieces, but before that I wanted to show you what…

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More Marbling Class Fun

Monday was the second session of the fabric marbling class I’m teaching at the East Branch Library. For the first half of the class we used brushes which make smaller circles than the pipettes. For the second half of the session we used our skewers and made flowers. We also over marbled some of our…

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Getting ready for my marbling class

I’m teaching/facilitating a fabric marbling class at East Branch Library that starts today. I am SO excited to introduce ten talented creative women to marbling – one of my present addictions. If you’ve just dropped by, check out this post, this post and this one about my marbling. It’s been awhile since I’ve marbled so…

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More Marbling: Making A Pattern

You know marbling has gotten a hold on me lately. However, this will be my last post about the process for awhile. I have some other projects that need my attention. However, first I wanted to tell you about my favorite of the marbling books I’ve been reading in case you want to come along…

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Triple-Marbled Fabric Results

I’m back to marbling using the carageenan size and the Pro Marbling Paints. This time I wanted to see how far I could push marbling on fabric, so I marbled on previously over marbled material. The only term I could come up with is triple-marbled fabric. Here are my results. The first picture is the…

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