Category Archives: Projects

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

Foxtails in the garden. Manual focus lets me zero in on the detail I want want.   http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/weekly-photo-challenge-focus/    

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Honu Ohana

In going through old photo disks for my origins post on moderndayfitandfood.com,  I found these twin quilts that I had made for Wayne (Papa) and Liz (Gram).  They were completed in 2005 and were inspired by Gram & Papa’s recent … Continue reading

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Christmas in San Diego

This was one of my early raw edge appliqué pieces. I finally put it on the rack and finished it. I was inspired by Ruth McDowell. But she has all those precise seams. Nota my cup o tea.

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Fairy Day

As promised, here are pictures of Stephanie and I making a little magic. Lots of little piece hand sewing.  The body of my fairy is silk charmuse.  her wings are silk dupioni.  i put two little wires into the wings … Continue reading

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Abstract on the rack

More painting and dying fabric. When is enough enough? When it speaks to you. Shapes are glued down. Piece is on the rack.

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Carmel Swirls

Well, I have most of the color pieces laid out. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait for those next little teases. The last 2 days I have been pondering on how to tone down the background. I knew I needed some … Continue reading

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Abstract Orange

Why is it that when ever I dye/paint fabric, I want things to dry FASTER?????  A heat gun or hair dryer doesn’t speed the process up. Added orange this morning. The bigger splots were from my normal drip technique.  The … Continue reading

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Kandinsky Challenge

What is it about starting a new piece like this.  Sketches are fine, but then you take scissors to fabric and the whole ball of wax changes.  How big do you make it?  What do you want to do for … Continue reading

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More OA Regalia

This is the 3rd and final year that we are adding more costuming to the Troop’s OA Ceremony team war chests.  This years sets of aprons and breech clouts are brick red with turquoise blue or black satin linings.  Each … Continue reading

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Abstrat Sketch

Yes, i did scan the sketch I am working on into the computer. White Center – 1st Sketch 1-25-12 So far, I like the mountains and water.  The shape looks more like a tomahawk or a weird human head.  That … Continue reading

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