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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...

Printing on Fabric for Textile and Quilt Artists

Printing on Fabric for Textile and Quilt Artists

Printing on fabric using an inkjet printer is one of my favorite ways to transfer images to fabric. It's easy, fun and best of all, you can print your own artwork onto fabric and then use in your sewing projects and textile art! It's quite easy to print images onto...

Printing on Fabric: Bubble Jetset vs Inkaid

Printing on Fabric: Bubble Jetset vs Inkaid

So you want to print on fabric but are confused by some of the products that are available? Don't feel bad, you're not alone. One of the most common questions I get asked, is to explain the difference between the liquid pre-treatments that can be used when printing on...

Book Review: The Spoonflower Handbook

Book Review: The Spoonflower Handbook

Printing your own designs onto fabric has never been easier. You can easily print small pieces of fabric using your own home inkjet printer, and for larger pieces of fabric including yardage, there are many different types of print-on-demand services that you can use....

Printing on Textured Fabric using Inkaid

Printing on Textured Fabric using Inkaid

Working with texture has always been one of my favorite things and I've always found it challenging and rewarding to find ways to merge both visual and tactile texture into my artwork. One of the biggest challenges though has been to find ways to successfully print...

Sewing on fabric treated with Inkaid

Sewing on fabric treated with Inkaid

If you have ever printed images onto fabric using Inkaid, then no doubt you've discovered that once fabric is treated with any of these products it becomes quite stiff to rigid depending on the product type that you use. Sometimes this isn't a problem if you're going...

How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper

How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper

When I first started printing on fabric I immediately fell in love with the process of using an inkjet printer to transfer images to fabric. I love the ease in which you can get an extraordinarily good print onto a piece of fabric in no time at all. One of the...

Exploring image transfer for mixed media

Exploring image transfer for mixed media

I've just started a brand new project ... an Image Transfer Art Journal - and I've already finished the first page which is a double page and isn't it just beeeauutiful? I first painted and textured some mixed media paper sheets. This one has crumpled tissue paper...

Recycling: Cell Phone Case

Recycling: Cell Phone Case

With the Inked Cloth Unleashed finally underway, I've at last managed to tear myself away from the computer long enough to sit down at the sewing machine and get some sewing work done! One of the projects I've been trying to finish for weeks is a new cell phone case...

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