This week’s studio work includes using products from one of our fellow Etsy shops, PG Fiber2Art. They market thermofax screens which are great for applying painted design to paper or fabric. We had the BOLD made for our new fiber tags. We ordered our fibergig name in two sizes, one for bags and one for … Continue reading A Surface Design Tool
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. -- Chinese proverb
Mid-week there was a great amount of reverse stitching (also known as ripping) in the studio. Neither design nor construction technique was working. When I rip many stitches one of two things happen: either I repeat the sewing step with more care, a different thread, a new machine setting, or I have an aha moment … Continue reading Hit the refresh button and head to comfort zone!
My walking partner asked me today if I use all the rooms in my small house for studio work. Here is the bathroom three hours later. This is not an unusual scene.
I am reinventing this fabric and lace by overdying it. This project is an intentional focus on two of this year's words: prepare and practice. The fabric is being prepared for summer projects. I am practicing with a new to me product: i Dye for Natural Fabrics.