Creating a Daily Artistic Practice

Creating a Daily Artistic Practice

This year I’m participating in the 100 Day Project which is an annual event that encourages you to make or do something creative for 100 days straight. You can find all the information about this project here on their website. The...
Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art

After spending several weeks making “Fragments of Nature”, this project is finally complete. It was an intentional decision to make these stitched pieces fragile and ephemeral in nature because the inspiration came after the...
Fragments of Nature – seeing with new eyes

Fragments of Nature – seeing with new eyes

The walk around my back yard last week ended up being quite inspiring, which just goes to prove that inspiration can strike at the most unexpected times because I’ve walked around the back yard hundreds of times before and never...
Keeping family close even when far away

Keeping family close even when far away

It’s been several weeks since I returned from my visit home to Australia and it’s only now beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal – at least a little. As I get older, recovering from jet lag seems to...
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 soon.
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...
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...
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...
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 …...

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