I really could not be happier. Last year, I printed gads of cloth. While my new color triangle is not yet complete, I do have Unicorn Feather Prints, Fleur de Lis Prints,Unicorn Prints and more fabrics to be cut and pieced. I love making quilt tops from my handprints. During holiday break, I cut FleurContinue reading “Piecing Unicorn Prints!”
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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”
A little more than a month ago, I had an exercise accident that derailed my blogging efforts! It certainly took me off my feet! I tore my right calf muscle. I couldn’t walk for close to two weeks! It slowed my art making down, it spiraled into taking a break from everything in my life.Continue reading “Again, again.”
StencilGirl Stencils (a SALE) and The Motif Maker’s Zine
Tomorrow!!! June 20, 21, 22, StencilGirl Products will have a Melanie Testa stencil SALE!!! 21% OFF Scroll to end of post for the discount code! If you haven’t already bought every stencil in my line, I wanted to let you know, it’s time to make a purchase or two!! I am writing the MotifContinue reading “StencilGirl Stencils (a SALE) and The Motif Maker’s Zine”
Zine Volume 2, possible covers
I have just finished printing four possible covers for The Motif Maker’s Zine volume #2, a zine focused the Unicorn, as motif. In an upcoming post, I will share two quilt tops that feature Unicorn prints derived from the this same collection of prints. In the meantime, here are two printed hankies for you viewingContinue reading “Zine Volume 2, possible covers”
Zine Making, what? why?
A Zine is a short & sweet version of a magazine. This printed material is often made by individuals, be they artists, activists, enthusiasts, fans or groups. These booklets are traditionally created by way of photocopy machines, an easily accessible and generally inexpensive means of printing. On March 31 of this year, I went toContinue reading “Zine Making, what? why?”
I have been skittering down a rabbit hole of exploration into Motif Making. Its been fun. Check out my insta to see a fuller picture of this print and it’s fellas. I am creating a Zine, an artistic, hand written and printed offering, called the Motif Maker’s Zine. These will be 16 page booklets thatContinue reading “Motif Making”