Category Archives: art classes

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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Painting canvas class

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

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More fun silk scarf dyeing classes

Yesterday I taught two of my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes at Scattered Art in Newburgh. Since Dolly’s (Scattered Art’s owner) space is now limited, the maximum of students we can accommodate is eight. However, that didn’t limit … Continue reading

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Easy and Fun Silk Dyeing Classes

Don’t forget you have until Friday to get in on my giveaway of one of the Quilting Arts issues with my ice dyeing article in it. Just head on over to this post, and comment. I’m excited about teaching a … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Art Techniques for Quilt Design

When I saw this DVD, I just had to review it. I thought you might like to know more about it. Here is part of the description from Interweave/F+W: Join innovative artist, designer, and quilter Carrie Bloomston for Art Techniques … Continue reading

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Sewing Bags and More

Before I get to the bags, I’ve been doing a lot of gardening. Harvesting blueberries every day is a such a meditative time for me. If I get up early enough, the dogs in the area are still asleep and … Continue reading

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Indigo Dyeing Session at East

This past Wednesday Teresa at East Branch Library held an Indigo dyeing class. Teresa had gone with me to an indigo dyeing class at the Carnegie Center last September and like me, fell in love with Indigo. She scheduled this … Continue reading

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Sunday Roundup: November 17

First I wanted to thank everyone who entered my 4th year blog anniversary giveaway last week. I appreciate all of your kind words about the blog. I felt so much love! Congrats to Bev, Jaime, Mary and Mary. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Midweek Roundup

Happy Hump Day! This past month I had the privilege of being a beta tester for Nikki in Stitches to test drive her new Craft Academy. In addition to checking out the website, I went through her November lessons of … Continue reading

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My Silk Painted Scarves

Wednesday was the last session of theĀ  Silk Scarf Painting Class with Evi Slaby. I wanted to show you four of the silk painted scarves that I completed. I learned so much from this class, but the biggest lesson was … Continue reading

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