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Friday Fun – Quilts to cover your bones

So as I look over the large stacks of quilts I have accumulated. I have decided to create wearable art clothes using my vintage quilts. Many believe that quilts that are vintage should stay as they are. But I believe if I am an artist and truly want to expand my art I need to show others the beauty within the textile art world. So I have decided to use I few of my quilts to create clothing items. In the same way that quilts are fashionable for your bed. Those same quilts can be fashionable for your body. Here…

Friday Fun – Faith and Hope

It’s Friday and I’m so glad to be able to sit down and talk about where I get my faith and hope from. For me my faith comes from knowing that Jesus Christ died on the cross for my sins. And that one day he will come back at the end of this world and we all as believers will be united as one. My hope it is built on nothing less then the whole Bible. The faith I have in my ability to create comes from above. As I’m look towards the coming months and years I ask myself…

Monday Sew – Living to Sew

It’s Monday morning. And it’s time for me to create. For some of you living is not really living unless you can sew. I’m still thinking about the five basic principles of design. In my last post I spoke about alignment. It you did not read that post let me tell you a bit about alignment. Alignment creates a sharp, or more ordered design. Repetition strengtens a design by tying together multiple individual elements. The consistent repetition of an element like color, shape. or texture and set a project apart. In this quilt that I have created the repetition in…

Friday Fun – Quilts to cover your bones

So as I look over the large stacks of quilts I have accumulated. I have decided to create wearable art clothes using my vintage quilts. Many believe that quilts that are vintage should stay as they are. But I believe if I am an artist and truly want to expand my art I need to show others the beauty within the textile art world. So I have decided to use I few of my quilts to create clothing items. In the same way that quilts are fashionable for your bed. Those same quilts can be fashionable for your body. Here…

Great fun learning the art of Japanese dyeing cotton fabric

Come learn the art of Shibori Limited Space Pre-Register Oakland Nov 4        11:00am – 2:00pm  Eventbrite  Oakland Nov 4           2:00pm – 5:00pm Eventbrite Long Beach Nov 12  11:00am – 2:00pm Eventbrite Long Beach Nov 12  2:00pm – 5:00pm  Eventbrite Santa Ana Nov 26    11:00am – 2:00pm …

Come learn the art of Shibori

Come learn the art of Shibori Limited Space Pre-Register Oakland Nov 4        11:00am – 2:00pm  Eventbrite  Oakland Nov 4           2:00pm – 5:00pm Eventbrite Long Beach Nov 12  11:00am – 2:00pm Eventbrite Long Beach Nov 12  2:00pm – 5:00pm  Eventbrite Santa Ana Nov 26    11:00am – 2:00pm …