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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 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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Art Quilts 5-7

The next three mini quilt samplers: 5) “all dressed up“ Canvas Muslin Hand dyed cheesecloth Fabric paper scraps Cotton fabric Foil sheet – rainbow stripes Foil glue Felt batting Tissue paper Elmer’s glue Mod Podge Fabric Glue Sharpie – dark green Glass … Continue reading

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Art Quilts 2-4

Quilt number 1, 3D applique quilt “do more“ was actually made before I decided to use a combination of three methods on one piece. I’m going to use it as the cover for the first of two art quilt journals. Here is a link … Continue reading

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Back To Business

Okay. So my home sale hiatus is officially over. No excuses. I have resumed creating–making bags and things, refreshing my soldering skills, etc. I also applied to a local show. I haven’t heard back from them but I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

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Collage

“Collage is the assemblage of different forms creating a new whole.” Collage has such an enchanting and vast history so I will only nibble at very limited edges in this post. It started out as paper art in the Orient, … Continue reading

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