Many, many years ago, I found a bolt of bamboo/cotton fabric at Joann’s. It was a muslin and I dyed it. The colors turned out wonderful and the hand is sooooooo soft and smooth. I wish I could find more. It’s by Roc Lon and I haven’t been able to locate any since. ANYWAY…. I… Read More Working With LOVELY Fabric
WOW! It has been a L O N G time since I have posted! So much has been happening, but I finally got another quilt finished. This one is a bit different from my usual style with a little color (but all my favorites) and a lot of white space (using white fabric). I really… Read More A New Quilt I’m Calling Taffy
Love these colors!
This summer I have been concentrating on 2 activities, stitching and sketching. Above is a stitching project I finished a little while ago. I had some pieces left over from this quilt and decided I would make myself a bag.
I have been enjoying an online intuitive painting class with Flora Bowley. The class is called Bloom True and it’s delivered in an online format. The paintings below are two I have been working on. We started with a warm color layer, let that dry then added a cool color layer. I am on my third layer… Read More Intuitive Art
Color Story No. 10 (I think that’s what number I’m on.) Is finally done. I started on this quilt in 2010 and have kept working on it over the years. You can check out it’s progress here, here, here, here, and here. It was worth the wait and I’m really pleased with how it turned… Read More A New Color Story Quilt
I highly recommend the book STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST by Austin Kleon. It’s so simple. You can read it in an hour or maybe two and it’s just full of advice. Great stuff like…nothing is original…start copying…fake it ’til you make it…and much, much more. It has given me a lot to think about. I… Read More Read this book!