Category Archives: Projects
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/ Advertisements
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
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.
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
More painting and dying fabric. When is enough enough? When it speaks to you. Shapes are glued down. Piece is on the rack.
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
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
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
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