Monthly Archives: September 2008

Fabric Painting: Stamping White on White

For the second experiment using white on white (WOW) fabric, I cut four squares and stamped a design on each of them.  Each square has the same stamped images, but two of the squares are mirror images of the other … Continue reading

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Yesterday I began packing for retreat next weekend.  I’m glad I got an early start because I didn’t have everything I needed for one of the projects I’m taking.  Now I have time to pick up a few things without … Continue reading

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Reviewing my SINS

While wandering the web, I came across this blog.  Patra mentioned her SINS (Stuff I’ll Never Stitch), referring to her vintage embroidery patterns.  That’s a new one.  I guess it could also stand for Stuff I’ll Never Start. Her post … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting White on White

Do you remember when HGTV broadcast new seasons of Simply Quilts?  I taped the show and watched it when I had time.  On one episode, the guest stamped either paint or ink onto white on white (wow) fabric and produced … Continue reading

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Blog Giveaway

Paintedquilt is one year old today!  I can’t believe I started blogging a year ago.  I didn’t know what to expect and I’ve learned more than I ever imagined.  As I visit other blogs, I see so many creative people … Continue reading

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June Take It Further Challenge and Stash Report

I picked up our son at school yesterday after the bus brought him back from camp.  Finding my son and his luggage among 340 kids and their luggage, with half the kids wearing the same camp t-shirt and all black … Continue reading

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The Art of Rob Gonsalves

One of the members of my Art Quilt Group shared a link to Rob Gonsalves’ paintings.  Here’s the best site I found for viewing his art without lots of clicking and back tracking.  I had not come across this artist … Continue reading

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Enjoying Time

Our son went to camp this week as part of the school curriculum.  They call it an outdoor learning experience.  It looked more like a resort to me, with an in-ground pool, onsite mammal and reptile houses (like a small … Continue reading

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Show and Stash

Yesterday one of my quilt groups had a small show to celebrate our 20th year anniversary.  We still have a few of the original members.  Unfortunately, I forgot my camera.  I just can’t get used to taking it with me … Continue reading

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A Workable Solution

I had a chance to try out a few stitching techniques on the June TIF Challenge yesterday.  I found one that solved my issue with the stitches showing while still meeting my need for speed.  The closest description I can … Continue reading

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