Flour Resist Revisited

It’s been two years since I played with flour resist. With all of the sun and heat, I thought this would be the perfect time to revisit this technique. If you’d like to read the 2018 tutorial, you can find it HERE.

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Playing with Napkins

Years ago I was in a group where we exchanged napkins to use in our art. I never did anything with them. So as I was cleaning up my studio recently, and found them and some other papers in a box, I thought I’d see what I could come do with them.

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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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Reverse Applique with four fabrics

I really love reverse applique. You can check out my tutorial here. However, I was only using a top and bottom fabric. Today I’m sewing reverse applique with four fabrics.

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How to: Printed Foam Stamp

I love using real leaves to print on fabric. However, if my stash of preserved leaves are not available or I don’t have any preserved, a great way to get that printed image is to make a printed foam stamp.

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Painting my new apron

I am so excited. I will be leaving Sunday for a week-long Pat Pauly workshop at QSDS (Quilt & Surface Design Symposium) in Columbus, Ohio. If you don’t know about Pat, she is a wonderful artist who makes contemporary quilts with her printed and painted fabrics. The class I’ll be taking is called “Glorious Prints.”

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Printing with found objects

Sometimes it’s just fun to look around the house and start printing with found objects. That’s what I’m doing today.  Clockwise is a potato masher, sponge, Tupperware lids, room keys, pool noodle and toilet paper rolls taped together. They are all sitting on the carpet non slip mat. Here is the first print. I covered…

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How to: Low Immersion Dyeing

When I first started dyeing years ago I posted about low immersion dyeing. Since that time I’ve learned a lot and decided to share how I now do this type of dyeing. Also, I had several readers email me asking about low immersion. Like other dyeing, there are lots of ways to do this. Mine…

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