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Color Study Thoughts

It’s feels like so long ago since my last post. Ugh! Anyway — the color study exercise is still fresh in my mind. It actually taught me more than just about how color relates to emotion. It taught me what … Continue reading

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New Year — New Journey

It’s a new year! I have a new company name! It is now eclectic cloth. I have been honing my art brand and it has graduated into a more fun design style. Textile collage displaying various themes from love and spirit to pure … Continue reading

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Looking Into Color

The Universe is displayed in color. Vast stretches of vivid spectrums of lightness and darkness. Nature just flows in hues, shades and tints just waiting to be admired. I have always loved color. My boxes of crayola crayons and coloring books used to … Continue reading

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Art Branding

I had been on quite a lengthy quest to develop my art brand. What I mean by that is coming up with a signature style so that when the viewer looks at a piece they will know that it is actually my … Continue reading

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Clutch Bags

Here are two patchwork collage clutch bags. These started out as art quilts. I love quilting fabric collage. The texture it renders is simply delicious. I love the way the purples play with and enhance the deep reds. Both of the … Continue reading

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Art Quilt Journal 2

This is the last series of quilts for the project. They are enclosed in a piece of lightly inked canvas. The image was printed on iron-on inkjet printable fabric. I didn’t need to but I stitched it down with some variegated thread. … Continue reading

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Art Quilt Journal 1

I used fabric glue and attached eight of the mini quilts (including the cover which was the first quilt of the series) to a strip of canvas in order to create the first journal. I had to cut the quilt … Continue reading

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Art Quilts 14 & 15

These two quilts are the last of the project. 14) “445” Sunlight Muslin Cotton fabric Felt batting Golden Fluid Acrylic – ultramarine blue Piece of foam sponge Sea stones Metallic thread – gold Polyester thread – copper Found objects – old … Continue reading

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Art Quilts 11-13

These next three quilts have some fun embellishments. I love the resin trapped pressed flowers on “preserved beauties.” Sequins are not something that I intend to use often but they give “wandering ginkgo” it’s brightness. The shisha mirrors add some dimensional whimsy to “goddess of … Continue reading

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Art Quilts 8-10

Continuing to adhere to the project list — three more abstract notions in the form of mini art quilts: 8) “broken record“ Muslin Cotton fabric Felt batting Mica splitting Sheet music scraps CD Lumiere – pearl turquiose Golden Fluid Acrylic – … Continue reading

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