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Designing and Cutting Stencils using the Silhouette Cameo

Designing and Cutting Stencils using the Silhouette Cameo

Not so many years ago, designing and cutting stencils was a time-consuming job. After sketching the design, or designing it in a software program and then printing it onto paper, you then had to transfer the design to a piece of stencil plastic and cut it out by hand...

Making Space – a Themed Journal

Making Space – a Themed Journal

This week I've been adding some pages to my latest journal which is a themed journal titled Making Space. I'm using one of the vintage journals that I made recently as a sample for the latest Creative Art'n'Soul Journaling video workshop. (If you haven't signed up...

Save in the Stitch Store

Save in the Stitch Store

With another new year quickly approaching, it's time to dust away the cobwebs, clean up, and start the new year with fresh inspiration. This means that after many years of selling creative eBook Tutorials, ePatterns and eProjects, they will all be retired at the end...

Art Journaling for the Soul

Art Journaling for the Soul

Today begins the year-long journey of Creative Art'n'Soul Journaling ... and I am so excited to get started! Over the years I've come to enjoy art journaling, both as a process for creating beautiful stitched art journals, and also as a way to track and record events...

Join me for a Year of Creative Art’n’Soul Journaling

Join me for a Year of Creative Art’n’Soul Journaling

Let’s play with fabric, thread and paper in a whole new way to make beautiful creative journals that can be used as a place to hold and treasure our personal stories. Journals can be used in lots of different ways. Although I have a lot of different types of journals...

How to Tea-Dye Lace and Thread for a Vintage Look

How to Tea-Dye Lace and Thread for a Vintage Look

When making stitched mixed media journals, I love to use lace and thread that have an aged and vintage look. It just seems to complement the other bits and pieces I use to tell my stories. Dyeing lace and thread using tea (or even coffee), is a quick and easy way to...

My Latest Art Journal: Wings

My Latest Art Journal: Wings

My latest art journal is a contemplative themed journal titled "Wings". Contemplative journals give us a safe space to explore our feelings and emotions in a creative way. I used wings as the theme for this journal. With wings we can fly to new heights. They give us...

Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

One of the best things about creating your own PhotoArt, fabric designs and other types of digital imagery, is that the images can be reused in many different ways. With digital files, images can be resized larger or smaller and easily changed and manipulated. This...

Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit

Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit

New in the CreativeArt'n'Soul online store The Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit is designed in vintage colors with botanical floral images and torn edges. The neutral color makes it perfect for incorporating into other types of vintage journals. Printable...

How to Sew Beads onto Fabric so they don’t fall off

How to Sew Beads onto Fabric so they don’t fall off

Beading on fabric is one of my favorite fabric embellishment techniques, and I have to admit I'm a little addicted to it. I love to bead all sorts of different types of textile art, and sewing projects. I sometimes like to sew beads on individually ... ... and...

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