Author Archives: Lynda

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

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 this month on ice dyeing with resists. … 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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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing with resists

In January I posted that The Printed Fabric Bee was taking a new direction. This year each of the “Bees” is taking a month, covering a topic, and having a giveaway. April is my month. I’ll be posting here what … Continue reading

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Two More Silk Scarf Dyeing Classes

March has been a really busy month with my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes. I started off the month with two classes on the first Saturday at Scattered Art. Then I was back at Gilda’s to teach another … Continue reading

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Personalized Painted Aprons

Since I’ve been teaching a lot of classes lately, I thought it would to be nice to have a personalized painted apron to wear. Meanwhile, I made one for my Best Bud Barbara. I started by cutting out the stencils … Continue reading

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