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September 2022 OMG Finish

My OMG for September was to complete my Art quilt Group’s improv challenge. I started with white fabric and added glue as a resist. Then I painted it. Then I washed out the glue and added texture with paintstik over … Continue reading

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Resist, Phase Three and Four

We left off with the resist piece here. Then I added a little bit of silver paint. It didn’t show up so I changed to silver paintstik. Next came blue paintstik over a rubbing plate. I still wasn’t happy with … Continue reading

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Resist, Phase Two

My OMG for September is an improv painted piece. I started with glue resist on white fabric. Once the glue dried I added paint. I painted splotches, thinned the paint, painted more splotches, thinned the paint, etc. The glue has … Continue reading

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September 2022 Short List and OMG

It’s hard to believe it’s September already. Fall is definitely in the air here. We’ll have more hot weather, but we haven’t seen much of that lately. I didn’t finish anything last month. I have way too many projects going … Continue reading


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Sunday Stash August 28, 2022

No change in the numbers. A busy week of meetings and household tasks kept me out of the sewing room. Next week should be calmer. Last weekend’s quilt show inspired me to order some new dyes and paints. A few … Continue reading

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Good News and Just News

First, the good news. Our Art 2 Quilt group’s challenge quilts were accepted into the Ultimate Guild Challenge at AQS Grand Rapids (August). We were all very excited! More on that once the show is closer. The other news is … Continue reading

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Those Troublesome Corners

It has been another challenging week here with lots of places to be and things to do and not a lot of creative time. Regardless, I did get out the paints and darkened both the upper corners of Open Dialogue. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 8, 2022

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope you get time to do something for yourself today. Once again, no change in the numbers. I added paint to Open Dialogue to darken the upper right section, but once it dried it wasn’t dark enough. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 26, 2021

The last stash report of 2021. Unbelievable. I’ll list final numbers for 2021 in next week’s report but don’t expect much change. I thought I’d spend more time in the sewing room this week, but things didn’t work out that … Continue reading

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Many years ago I took a shibori class through my Guild. I don’t remember who taught it, but I do remember she made a living through installation art and not teaching or writing books. The best part of the class … Continue reading

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