Tag Archives: fabric painting

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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Hosting Inspiration

I hung this on my design wall and a couple weeks later an idea came wandering in. It took another day for it to introduce itself. Once we started talking, I knew I’d met something cool and interesting. It gave … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 19, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I didn’t turn on my sewing machine all week. I thought about it. And I looked at stash fabric. This piece I painted. This piece I dyed and discharged. I’m still thinking. Fabric … Continue reading

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Wood Stain Test

Some ideas just won’t go away, and painting fabric with wood stain is one of them. I looked it up online to see if it had been done before. Most sites discouraged using stain on fabric because of the chemicals … Continue reading

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Teacup Challenge Part 1

I framed out my painted roses for the pincushion on the teacup challenge. This rectangle will transform into a round pincushion. I’m not sure how much of the green and pink will show in the final project. I decided not … Continue reading

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Teacup Challenge Prep

My Needle Arts Guild has a teacup challenge starting in October. My teacup has roses on it, and it made sense to paint roses to go in the project. I’ve neglected my paints way too long. Surface design is my … Continue reading

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