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...
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...
Adding Stitch and Dimensional Texture to Digital Art Cloth

Adding Stitch and Dimensional Texture to Digital Art Cloth

I’ve been working on a new piece of digital art cloth this week. I designed this PhotoArt image in Photoshop and then printed it onto fabric. I originally had planned to use the printed image in a fabric collage, but then decided to...
How to make bead dangles

How to make bead dangles

Beading is one of my favorite methods of embellishing my art quilts and other sewing projects, and I like to use lots of bead dangles which are made using several strands of beads which are strung onto lengths of thread and allowed to...
Tutorial: Creating texture on fabric using crinkled ribbon

Tutorial: Creating texture on fabric using crinkled ribbon

I work a lot with textured fabric surfaces mostly because I think they look a lot more interesting than flat surfaces. Sometimes I create surface texture using machine stitching. And I also use a lot of fabric paper texture. I also...
Canvas Art: Contemplation

Canvas Art: Contemplation

I began work on Contemplation last week and it’s now finished and mounted on a 14″ x 11″ canvas. I usually add paint and texture to the canvas before mounting my textiles, however this time I wrapped the canvas with a...
What I’m Working On: Contemplation

What I’m Working On: Contemplation

Something a little different – designed in photoshop and printed on fabric. I don’t often work with images of people, but I like her wistful look. buttons … some hand stitches to highlight a few of the background flowers...
Beading on Fabric

Beading on Fabric

I love to embellish using beads. I sometimes add each bead one by one … … and I sometimes add strings of beads … Regardless of which way you bead, you can’t go past a good book for learning new techniques and also...

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