Category Archives: online classes

Writing on Fabric

Today I’m writing on fabric and not doing a real good job of it! Several years ago, early on my blogging journey, one of my local readers ran into me at the local Joann’s. She came up to me and … Continue reading

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StaC Art Gallery

StaC Art Gallery is a new destination in Evansville, Indiana to get your art fix. Located at 416 Washington Avenue in a beautiful old historic house, owner Ted Nguyen has refurbished this home into a wonderful art gallery. If you’d … 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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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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Updating Icy Delights Class

It has been so much fun to see all of the beautiful fabric and clothing my Icy Delights students are creating. Several have even sold some of their beauties including Marie who sold one of her purses for $150! Makes … 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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Biscotti and more

I love making biscotti during the holiday season. This year I made three different kinds, all from the same recipe. For my recipe see this post. What’s great about this recipe is that it is so flexible.  I used white … Continue reading

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Sewing Frenzy

Between gardening and other stuff,  I’ve been doing a little sewing. I’m always asked, “What are you going to do with all of your fabric?” I usually say that it’s about the process, not the destination. Well, I’ve been giving … Continue reading

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Dyeing the color wheel with Candy

I am in awe. First of all I must admit that I’ve taken lots of online classes. What is better if you can’t attend in person, than to take a great class with a favorite artist on your own time … Continue reading

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