Category Archives: Free Motion

An Art Quilt: My Process

I’ve been working on a small art quilt. I dyed this raw silk awhile back and have been wanting to make something with it. Here is my process on deciding on the final design. I love this piece of green … Continue reading

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How To: Watercolor and Free Motion Mandalas

I’ve been playing a bit more with mandalas, but this time on fabric. To begin this process I was inspired by the Painted Hearts article by Joanne Sharp  in Cloth Paper Scissors. I thought I’d try the hearts and make … Continue reading

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Hawaii: Recreating past photos

My mom and dad always dreamed of traveling to Hawaii. As a child our family took four trips – three to Florida and one to visit my sis and her husband in Colorado. Then in 1972, Dad won a trip … Continue reading

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“Painting” with fabric and Dawn

I met Dawn a couple years ago through our mutual friend Barbara. On meeting we decided that we had to get together and schedule a play date. This week Dawn and I finally got together. Dawn attended a class through … Continue reading

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