Category Archives: mixed media

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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Krawczyk-inspired project

I have been inspired! I’ve not had much time to play with my fabric the last couple of weeks, but I did squeeze in enough time to almost finish this project. If the name Krawczyk is not familiar, let me … Continue reading

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Watercolor Leaf Printing

I’ve been attending a really fun “Water, Paper, Paint” class at our East Branch library taught by a very talented Connie Walts. She has based her class on the book by the same name. I’ve not really explored working with … Continue reading

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Collage in Color Review

This is one of those emags from Interweave – the first one about collage. As I’ve said before, I love regular magazines I can hold and drool over, but I also enjoy these that have videos embedded of some of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cloth Paper Scissors Book

I was introduced to the Cloth Paper Scissors magazine from Cathy Smay, one of the first artists I interviewed for my “Telling Your Story” newspaper column. After subscribing and reading a couple of issues, I ordered a couple years of … Continue reading

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August Art Journal

I again embarked last month on an art journal every day. I usually try to work on some type of art – whether it’s working on paper or cloth every day, but I love the discipline of a page a … Continue reading

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Summer Stencil

Recently I received some of the Crafter’s Workshop stencils. Fun! Most of these were Balzer Designs. Julie Fei-Fan Balzer is one of my favorite artists. I first saw her on Quilting Arts TV last season. I immediately loved her designs … Continue reading

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TP Art

This craft has been around for a long time. I first saw Carol Duvall demonstrate this years and years ago on her show and I thought it was so neat. In her book, “Paper Crafting with Carol Duvall” she called … Continue reading

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Making Stamps

I purchased this stamp-making foam quite a while ago on the recommendation of a friend. I pulled it out the other day to see what I could do with it. I started out using the real thin sheet and cut … Continue reading

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Sew Wild Inspired Fabric

As I said yesterday about Sew Wild, Alisa Burke’s new book, she really inspired me to try some of her techniques. This is one she demonstrated on her DVD. I started with some fabric from my stash. I still like … Continue reading

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