Several weeks I lead a workshop for the Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild on over-dyeing fabric. Students bought in fabrics they had previously dyed and learned how to over-dye them. We discussed color options and manipulations options. I had premixed all of the single color dyes for them to use. Here are a few pieces
A few weeks ago I posted about my 100 day project where I panned to work on creating 1 printmaking tool a day for the next 100 days. Well, I’ve decided to modify this project just a bit. When I started making my first tools, it just made sense to work on several at once.
I’ve been putting in a little time each day on my 100 day project, creating my mark making tools. So far I’ve completed 3 stamps. They are all backed with a transparent backing and the excess cut away. For the backing I like to use these flexible cutting mats from the Dollar Tree. They are
One More Try I’m sure you have heard of the 100 day project. It a plan/challenge you make with yourself to create an art project every day for the 100 days. I’ve tried this before, but never made it past one or two weeks. I’m sure I had good reasons at the time, but hopefully
Since I’ve become more focused in my art, I decided it was time to de-stash the studio. I’ve done this several times over the years, but it was time to really move out fabrics I’ve dyed that I knew I would not be using. They were taking up physical and mental space. So a few
A quick peak at a new series I am working on. Black. Color. Stitching.
Welcome to my new home. It’s not 100% furnished yet or styled the way I want, but it probably never will be. This is where I will share my textile art, my process, when and where I will be teaching and any little nuggets of advice I have. I hope you enjoy and visit. But