The 3rd Saturday in March is National Quilting Day, on March 17th. On this special day (for quiltmakers that is) when fabric is discounted, classes abound, guilds have special events and challenges, and there are museum shows galore. There is even a Twitter site at #NationalQuiltingDay to share your special creations. The Worldwide Quilting Day Facebook … Continue reading Happy National Quilting Day!
Do you want a website of your own? Do you want someone to help you or even do it for you? Well, I can help. But first, a little disclaimer. I have been known to say this: Well, I've been in this business far too long. In the late 1980's I was doing Gopher site … Continue reading Do You Want a Website?
I am trying to continue to evolve my impressionistic paint dabbing style of image construction on a new image. It is a gorgeous view of Monet's garden in Giverny, France. The view is from the Japanese bridge onto his pond. I'm also working on some pieces just on his water lilies. This first landscape … Continue reading New Landscape (a working title)
I am using this poor term mercilessly and incorrectly, but it's my word now, so I'll enjoy it. The term refers to a Japanese technique of watercolor effects that appear on their gorgeous gold-leafed landscape panels. See more details and have a look at what I've done one my Rimpa page. These pieces are mostly … Continue reading To Rimpa or Not to Rimpa
Fabric postcards are great to make, and you can even mail them! They are a good first introduction to fusible web applique since the pieces are only 6" x 4". Here are some examples of what can be made using this technique.