Category Archives: art

Resin Play

This year I decided that I wouldn’t limit my art to fabric. I’ve wanted to play with resin for several years. In July I decided to see what I could do with this new-to-me medium. Here are a couple resin … Continue reading

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Berea Art Getaway

Last weekend hubby and I took off a few days and drove down to Berea, Kentucky to take some classes at their annual Festival of Learnshops. Oh what fun! Here are the projects I made while there. This was also … Continue reading

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Cherry Picking Time

Cherry picking came a bit earlier this year. Last week I harvested almost a pound – enough for a cobbler – from our little tree we planted back in 2007. It made this yummy cherry cobbler. Friday we went to … Continue reading

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Painting canvas class

There is nothing like a new online class to inspire me. I just completed “Paint & Stitch: Vibrant Acrylic Quilts” on Iquilt.com. This painting canvas class is taught by the talented Katie Pasquini Masopust. I learned a couple new things, … Continue reading

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Flag Swap and more

Back in February I posted about this Positive Prayer Flags swap. Last week I received my six flags. Aren’t they beautiful? I’ve added the extra flag I made so I end up with seven flags from this swap. I’ve hung … Continue reading

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Cutting it up

Now with my studio reorganized, I’m ready to play. First up is cutting one of my ice dyed pieces. I’m asked a lot what I do with all of my fabric. To tell you the truth, most of it is … Continue reading

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Drawing on Rocks

My word for this year is expand – expand as in being open to other art and other substrates besides fabric. You know how I love to draw mandalas. I also love rocks and petroglyphs. I’ve been wanting to put … Continue reading

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Positive Prayer Flag Swap

Last month Lynn Krawczyk¬† proposed a positive prayer flag swap on Facebook. With all of the negativity in the news, it was a great idea to spread some positive thoughts. It’s been awhile since I made prayer flags, so I … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light

Before I get started on this post, I want to thank all of you who have commented or emailed me privately sending your prayers and healing thoughts for my back injury. I really appreciate each and every one. I am … Continue reading

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A lesson on just “being”

This year’s vacation was a lesson on just “being” for both of us.¬† This was not something I wanted to do; It’s something I had no control over. Dave and I flew into Maui on the 11th. On the way … Continue reading

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