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If You Can Dream It

If You Can Dream It

Another of the Fragments cards that I've been making recently. You can see the previous one I made here. I have lots more in various stages of progress so I'll share more...

Imagination will take you Everywhere

Imagination will take you Everywhere

As I'm planning a trip home to Australia next month to visit my family, I've only just now begun to think of gifts to take. I was originally going to buy gifts, but decided instead to make things by hand which is much more personal and holds more sentimental value. So...

Faux Eco-Natural Dyeing using Procion Dyes

Faux Eco-Natural Dyeing using Procion Dyes

I've been doing some experimenting with faux eco-natural dyeing using Procion dyes in anticipation of my upcoming hand-dying online class. I love using Procion dyes because they are so easy and versatile to use, but using them in a way that they are not intended to be...

Fabric Dyeing with Faux Snow – Overdyed

Fabric Dyeing with Faux Snow – Overdyed

Yesterday I shared some photos of my snow faux dyed fabric. I wasn't totally happy with a couple of the pieces so I overdyed them using a violet color dye. Adding another color into the collection has really made a huge difference in a good way. Cotton fabric before...

Fabric Dyeing with Faux Snow

Fabric Dyeing with Faux Snow

This week I'll be doing some fabric dyeing as I need some color coordinated fabrics and fibers to use in my fabric art journals. I like to use fabrics and fibers of a similar color palette when making journals, because they help to provide a cohesive look to support...

Creating beautiful PhotoArt has never been easier

Creating beautiful PhotoArt has never been easier

I've been using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements for almost 15 years to create digital art in one form or another, and over the years I've developed my own favorite techniques for combining imagery and photos to create beautiful PhotoArt. Now I'm really excited to...

Fragments Art Journal: Breathing Space

Fragments Art Journal: Breathing Space

I recently shared a few photos of my new fabric art journal and finally found time to upload some full size shots. As with all my Fragments projects, this art journal has a theme - Breathing Space - and I found that using a minimal design was the perfect way to...

Art Journaling … on Fabric

Art Journaling … on Fabric

These past few months I've been immersed in developing some new techniques for making art journals that have pages that can be easily painted on as well as stitched. Although it's easy enough to stitch on paper, paper just isn't as strong or durable as fabric. So I...

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – The Story Ends

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – The Story Ends

In this week's session of the Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Course Mini-Course which has the theme "Unfolding" we're stitching the last page of the mini-journal. The last page of the mini-journal is where the story ends, and the ending is always a time for looking back...

DIY Alcohol Inks

DIY Alcohol Inks

If you work with mixed media, then you'll know that alcohol inks are perfect for staining and adding transparent color. I generally use them with stencils and also for adding aged effects and subtle shading effects to both paper and fabric. Alcohol inks can get quite...

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – Hidden Pockets

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – Hidden Pockets

In this week's session of the Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Course Mini-Course which has the theme "Unfolding" we're exploring additional ways to add words to the pages of your mini-journal, using hidden pockets. A pocket is perfectly designed for holding small pieces...

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – Secret Stories

Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Journal: Unfolding – Secret Stories

In this week's session of the Creative Stitch Alchemy Mini-Course Mini-Course which has the theme "Unfolding" we're exploring ways to add words to the pages using secret stories. Adding words allows you to infuse deeper meaning and sentiment into the pages of your...

Hope is the thing with feathers

Hope is the thing with feathers

Creating Fragments - it all starts with inspiration and the desire to capture the memory. Some people like to paint, or write, or make art journals. I like to use images, fabric and stitch. A PhotoArt image ... A poem ... Hope is the thing with feathers That perches...

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