Tag Archives: mixed media

Gelli printing with potato mashers/wisk

On my way to the grocery yesterday, I just had to stop by Traderbakers, a permanent flea market. I haven’t been in there for a while, so I was looking forward to seeing if they had anything I might use … 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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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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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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Book Review – Sew Wild

When I first saw this book in publicity sent out by Interweave, I immediately loved the book’s cover image! When I received the book the other day to review, I could not put it down. Sew Wild – Creating Stitch … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Digital Grounds

I love working with my photos. When I found out about Golden’s Digital Grounds I just couldn’t wait to experiment. The kind folks at Golden Paints sent me the three different Digital Grounds to play with: White, Clear, and for … Continue reading

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Fabric Birthday Card

Last year I had lost contact with Ginny, my mom’s penpal and friend. More about her and my quest to find her on this post. Well, her 95th birthday is coming up next week and I wanted to make something … Continue reading

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Crafty Bargains

Oh do I love bargains – especially craft ones. These are from Interweave. Until Tuesday you can purchase this video for ten cents HERE! What a bargain!! Shape Shifting: Using Shibori to Mimic Pieced and Appliqued Shapes Then they have … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Jewelry Studio Review

Although I would not give up my “real” books and magazines, I really like some of these new emags. When I was given the opportunity to review this, I wasn’t sure. However, I really liked In Stitches emag, so I’d … Continue reading

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Mixing Up Media

I’ve been taking a class this month called Mixed Media Melange. If you are interested, you can still sign up because the information and videos stay up forever. Check it out HERE. We will be working on all different types … Continue reading

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