The Best of 2014 Tutorials

With this year coming to a close I am posting links to my favorite tutorials of this year. I hope they were yours, or maybe you missed them and might like to check them out. As most of you know, I absolutely LOVE my Silhouette Portrait and have really put it through it’s paces this…

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Ange’s Stole

Hope you are enjoying the holiday season. Before the year was out I wanted to show you one of the projects I’ve been working on recently. This was a clergy stole for my friend Ange, the minister of a local church. She asked me if I could make her one for the Christmas Eve service.…

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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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Printed Fabric Bee/Giveaway: Sunflowers

November’s topic for The Printed Fabric Bee challenge was Sunflowers. Susan Purney Mark was the Queen Bee this past month and she requested in addition to sunflowers, a 6 x 24 piece of fabric in oranges, greens, and/or browns. We are again giving away a collection of 6 x 6 pieces. Information on the giveaway…

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Printed Fabric Bee: Science Giveaway

Well, this starts a new year for The Printed Fabric Bee Challenge. Jackie Lams was the October queen. Her theme was Science and she requested no pastels. Here is my final piece for her. I thought long and hard about this. What came to mind when I thought about science was DNA. After finding some…

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Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway #10

With this giveaway, we at the Printed Fabric Bee are completing our first year! I can’t believe it’s been a whole year. For me it has been a great experience to stretch myself – to force myself to use different colors and work with the monthly themes. As the months have passed I’ve seen my…

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Sunday July Roundup

Good Morning all! It’s another lovely day here and I thought I’d post a little Sunday roundup. One of the big things I did this past week was clean out the front part of the garage which I use as my dye studio. I’m excited that it’s organized finally! I’ve been working on make some…

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Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway #8

It’s time for the Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway! Susan Purney Mark was the queen bee this past month and she chose Industrial as her topic. I really loved this challenge. Industrial to me means lots of buildings, so I cut a stencil that looked like steel beams. Then I used Jacquard Color Magnet with my…

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Saturday snapshots from my studio

Happy Saturday! Just a quick post to give you a peak at some of the projects I’m working on right now. No beauty shots – just quick photos of my mess. And my helpers. Thanks for dropping by.

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