I recently listened my Quilters Save Our Stories (QSOS) interview from 2010, where I heard my own voice, an echo of my past, discussing quilt making and hard times. I did this in preparation for a new podcast interview called Running Stitch, also a Quilt Alliance offering, that seeks to highlight and expand upon their rich backlogContinue reading “Grace, Running Stitch and the ten years between.”
Tag Archives: Etsy
#MellyMasks-Buy One, Give one.
#MellyMasks are made using the Nurse Made pattern, with the benefit being that it can be worn over the N95 mask, extending its use. They are made using two layers of quality quilter’s cotton and can be washed and dried. There are several ways to purchase or donate masks. I am offering masks for sale through myContinue reading “#MellyMasks-Buy One, Give one.”
Prancing Unicorns for sale!
Textile design and motif making are my absolute favorite things to do. While my latest book, Playful Fabric Printing, illuminates how to go about printing in full detail and using many differing tools, it’s focus is more about the tools you need to use -to make- a print. This is why I have begun theContinue reading “Prancing Unicorns for sale!”
Motif Maker’s Zine and an Etsy update
I am excited to announce the release of my new publication, the Motif Maker’s Zine. What is a Zine? It is a non commercial offering! It is hand drawn and illustrated, self published and focused on textile design and motif making. Each volume is 16 pages, with a full color cover and centerfold. The MotifContinue reading “Motif Maker’s Zine and an Etsy update”
‘I love to embroider’ kit and mini class.
I have two handprint embroidery kits in my Etsy right now. Consider this to be a mini prototype class, for two, in a private FB group. I hope to make into a full online class, with your help. Are you game? This online class, held in a closed FB group, will consist of video, photographic andContinue reading “‘I love to embroider’ kit and mini class.”
For a long while, perhaps a year or more, I have been having a hard time artistically. I needed to get a part time job, and I did. Its a good job, I like it. As in most things I do, I jumped fully into the job, started taking more hours, I began volunteering forContinue reading “artful reboot”
What do Amanda Palmer, Jasmine Power and mail art have to do with one another?
This is one of those days that I have so much excitement, my blog post goes in two directions. First, I participated in a video shoot with Amanda Palmer and Jasmine Power for a song called, Mr Weinstein Will See You Now. The subject matter of which, is deep, poignant, and timely with a transformativeContinue reading “What do Amanda Palmer, Jasmine Power and mail art have to do with one another?”
Hankies, steaming, around and back again
This weekend, I completed printing the 48 Blowsy Rose hankie fundraiser to benefit METAvivor. I have sold 47 out of the 48 silk habotai handkerchiefs. I am going to purchase one (I mean donate on behalf), because I need to start collecting -my own- hankies. If the final hankie does not sell today, I willContinue reading “Hankies, steaming, around and back again”
Blowsy Rose hankies, chugging right along.
Doing this fundraiser for METAvivor has been fun. I get to print 48 hankies, make some cash for myself and give some cash to a group whose work I admire. I have just 4 more hankies available for sale. I would love for you to own one, but I also feel kinda grabby! I mightContinue reading “Blowsy Rose hankies, chugging right along.”
Get your Hankie here! Plus.
As I talked up the creation of the VIP Offering to the AnaOno #cancerland fashion show, many expressed interest in owning their own Melly Made hankies! In gratitude for this opportunity, I have decided to print 48 more hankies and donate a portion of the sale to benefit METAvivor. I have ordered 48 more hankies.Continue reading “Get your Hankie here! Plus.”