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Free Sewing Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Tray … with Gratitude

Free Sewing Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Tray … with Gratitude

Fabric trays are quick and easy to make and are so useful in the sewing room for holding needles and threads and other small items. I like to be creative in my design, so my favorite method of making these fabric trays is to print my PhotoArt designs onto fabric and...

Creative Cloth Workshops for 2018 – Live and In Person

Creative Cloth Workshops for 2018 – Live and In Person

If your fiber art or textile art group is looking for some fresh and creative techniques to learn and explore, I'm now taking limited workshop bookings for 2018. You can find details here. I don't do a lot of live teaching any more because I do so much online...

Printing Images onto Fabric: Thinking and Printing Out of the Box

Printing Images onto Fabric: Thinking and Printing Out of the Box

One of the most creative things about printing images onto fabric is that it doesn't necessarily have to be a photo or a picture. Thanks to today's amazing digital technology, you can print any type of image at all onto fabric or paper - or even fabric paper. One of...

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...

PhotoArt Pincushion Tutorial

PhotoArt Pincushion Tutorial

Whenever I run a new session of one of my online classes I always like to include a fresh project and tutorial. So for the next session of the Inked Cloth Unleashed class which begins next Monday 16th January, I thought I'd make something simple and these pincushions...

Injured prints – what they are and what you can do with them

Injured prints – what they are and what you can do with them

Have you ever printed an image onto fabric and have it turn out a little less than perfect? Don't feel too bad; it happens to me more often than you'd think. Sometimes it's my own fault. Like when I'm not paying attention and press the print button on my printer...

My Summer journal + a quick Photoshop texture tutorial

My Summer journal + a quick Photoshop texture tutorial

I'm still working on my stitched summer journal. This week was particularly busy so I've only managed a few stitches here and there, but I did get the PhotoArt image for the cover designed and printed onto fabric ready for stitching. I really love the way this...

Stitched textiles with a little wabi sabi on the side

Stitched textiles with a little wabi sabi on the side

Here in Central Florida Hurricane Matthew is now a thing of the past and life is getting back to normal. Although we were fortunate to suffer only minimal damage, it does take a few days to destress from a force of nature such as a hurricane, so I have to admit I'm...

Work in Progress: Watercolor Print on Fabric

Work in Progress: Watercolor Print on Fabric

I decided to print one of my watercolor sketch PhotoArt images onto fabric to see how it would turn out. Well watercolor on fabric never looked so good and all without the mess! It's a beautiful result and the image printed out better than I expected. I used some...

Designing with Photoshop: PhotoArt Quilt

Designing with Photoshop: PhotoArt Quilt

Photoshop is not only a great program for processing photos and creating PhotoArt, it's also quite useful as a design program. My design needs are fairly simple but I use Photoshop to easily create repeat patterns, to create templates for print'n'sew projects, and I...

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