Author Archives: Lynda

Making Bridges and Prayer Flags

I bought my Scan and Cut last year and haven’t really used it like I was hoping I would. It seems to have a higher learning curve than my Silhouette. I wanted to make some prayer flags this last week … Continue reading

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Hitting The Wall

Do you have those days when you just have trouble creating? That’s how it’s been for me this week. It seems like I keep hitting the wall. You know that wall, that one that keeps your idea in your head … Continue reading

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More Dyeing and Irises

Since launching my online class, Icy Delights, I have been trying to catch up with what I wanted and needed to do and had put off while getting that class ready. Unfortunately, it has rained a lot so I’ve not … Continue reading

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Icy Delights Registration Opens

Yipee!! I am so excited to announce that my online class, Icy Delights: Dyeing Fabric with Ice is open! I have been working on this class for months and it has truly been a labor of love. You will also … Continue reading

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Sunday Stroll: May 1, 2016

Happy May! It’s spring!! I’d like to welcome my new subscribers. I’m so glad you’re here. You might not know that I am also a gardener, although my art has pretty much pushed it to the back in the last … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing with Cleanline and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY CLOSED – Congratulations to Darcy Berg! This is the fourth and last in my series this month on using resists with ice dyeing. This is also posted on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. This is my last post for … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing with Color Magnet

This is the third in my series this month on using resists with ice dyeing. This is also posted on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. Oh, how I love Jacquard Color Magnet! Since I love ice dyeing and Color Magnet, … Continue reading

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Springtime at Happy Acres

I love Spring. I don’t know about you, but for me this time of the year just makes me so happy. Along with the happiness brings lots of things to do including gardening.  However, yesterday I worked on one of … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing With Soy Wax

This is the second in my series this month on using resists with ice dyeing. This is also posted on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. As I mentioned in the first post, I’ve been ice dyeing since 2011 and have … Continue reading

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First attempts at stamp carving

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at stamp carving for a long time. My friend and fellow artist, Lisa Chin, has been carving some lovely stamps. Check out her video on this topic. I’ve had the supplies for several … Continue reading

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