Oh my goodness, I love stash busting. I am using my own hand printed cloth as well as commercially bought goods. I love using stuff up!
Tag Archives: Quilting
Of friends, jelly roll quilting and embracing long unused skills.
This last year I have been in deep and total immersion into multicolor printing using Procion MX dyes. I have printed about 50 yards of cloth, believe it or not. And when you print that much cloth, it goes to say that you should also try to use as much cloth! At the same time,Continue reading “Of friends, jelly roll quilting and embracing long unused skills.”
Facing my fear
I started quilting when I was nineteen years old. I had taken a class at a local art center, it was great. I was still living at home and there was a great local quilt shop in my home town. I would go there and pull bolts off the shelf, think about how to mixContinue reading “Facing my fear”
Learning to quilt again
I have finally gotten to the point where I am using the cloth I have been printing all year long. I am very excited about this for several reasons. The most surprising of which is, I forgot how very much I like piecing and quilting. For years I have been ‘art quilting’, using thickened dyeContinue reading “Learning to quilt again”
Dots, Patterns, Quilts and Inspiration
I have been seeing pattern and dots everywhere. I love them. It started because I bought a copy of Victoria Findlay Wolfe‘s book 15 minutes of Play, and I fell in love with one of the quilts displayed in her book. The quilt is called Dot Calm, and was made by Karen Griska. I have beenContinue reading “Dots, Patterns, Quilts and Inspiration”