Printed Fabric Bee: Geometric Forms

This past month’s The Printed Fabric Bee challenge topic was Geometric Forms. Gerrie Congdon, the Queen Bee, chose this topic, but left the colors up to us. Before I show you the collection that will be given away, here is my piece and my process. I started with this piece I dyed rust with fiber…

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Printed Fabric Bee: Molas

This past month’s The Printed Fabric Bee challenge was Molas. Julie Basseches Booth, the Queen Bee, chose this topic requesting colors of red, black or other bright colors. Here is the collection of giveaway fabric. See information on the giveaway below. If you don’t know what molas are, they are the colorful appliqué patterns of…

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Sunday Roundup: March 15

The snow is gone and it looks like spring will be here soon. This past week I spent some time outside weeding and raking – getting a head start on some of my chores. It felt so good to get outside and do something! But I also spent time working on my word for the…

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Printed Fabric Bee Challenge: Forest Floor

This month’s Printed Fabric Bee’s queen Carol Eaton chose as our challenge “The Forest Floor.” We could choose whatever colors we wanted to use. Here is the collection of giveaway fabric. See giveaway information below. I started with a piece of fabric I had low immersion dyed with turquoise and orange. Next I stenciled the…

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Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway: Petroglyphs

Congratulations to Janice Novachcoff of Detroit who won this beautiful collection. This past month I had the honor of being the Queen Bee for The Printed Fabric Bee. For my month I picked petroglyphs as my topic. I fell in love with this type of art when Dave and I vacationed in the Southwest several…

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Printed Fabric Bee: Old World Maps

December’s topic for the Printed Fabric Bee challenge and giveaway was Old World Maps. Queen Bee Lisa Chin requested a 9 x 16 inch fabric using vintage looking colors. What a challenge! This had to be the hardest so far. Let me tell you about my piece, and then the information on the giveaway collection…

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Happy New Year 2015!

Thank you to each and everyone of you who dropped by my blog to see what I was up to this past year.  I treasure each comment and email I receive. I know there are lots of blogs to read and only so many free minutes in the day, so I really appreciate you stopping…

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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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Inspiration from books

Have you ever read a book you didn’t want to finish? I’m not talking about ones you hate. I’m talking about a book that is so wonderful you can only devour in small bites, savoring each page. I bought this book after our Art Girl Getaway back in February. My roommate Connie was reading A…

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