Author Archives: Lynda

Mandalas and more

I’m still making mandalas, but wanted to remind you that you have just a few more days to enter my giveaway I posted here. Deadline is September 1 at midnight. I’ll be drawing the winner the next day. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Color my mandala

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   As most of you know, adult coloring books are the rage right now. They come with all kinds of designs from animals and botanicals to mandalas. I thought it would be fun to make … Continue reading

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Alabama and Blueberries

As I mentioned on my last post, I was driving down south to visit my sis in Alabama. This was the first time I have driven by myself this long of a distance and to somewhere I had never been. … Continue reading

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Organizing and more

Can you believe the summer is almost over? I sure can’t. Here is a little of what I’ve been up to the last couple of weeks. I have been reading this organizing book since I have a strong urge to … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee: Insects

It’s time for another Printed Fabric Bee giveaway! July’s The Printed Fabric Bee challenge topic was Insects. Jane Davila the queen bee, requested that the 12 x 12 piece could be any color but with a touch of black. Before … Continue reading

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Alcohol Inks and Yupo

A couple years ago I was looking for an art workshop to attend and saw one on playing with this paper and the inks taught by Cathy Taylor. It wasn’t possible for me to go to that workshop, but I … Continue reading

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Mandala Madness

Oh my! On July 6 I entered into mandala madness! Well, what happened is I took Alisa Burke’s new Mandala Magic class. I really wasn’t expecting to get hooked. I’ve been following Alisa’s blog for years and loved Sew Wild. … Continue reading

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Reality Warp Challenge

Lyric Kinard recently issued a Reality Warp challenge on her blog. Since I love challenges I thought I’d try my hand at this one. This is my finished piece. How this challenge works is you start with an item – … Continue reading

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Jillian’s Clothes Soft Book

Over a  year ago Jillian’s mom gave me clothing to make Jilly a soft book. I made her a color quiet book awhile back. So after traveling down different roads, changing directions, ripping out, and serging,  I finally finished it! … Continue reading

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Dyeing Soy Waxed Fabric

I decided to do a little experiment the other day. First I wanted to show you how I made those circles with a tin I found in a $1 bin at Target. I just had to add this after I … Continue reading

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