Today is The Celtic New Year, the day when the veil between the spirit world and our world is thin enough to allow visitation by our departed loved ones. My altar is set for my dear friend Onnolee who passed this spring with a few of her personal items that I am blessed to have [...]
I am going to start a new quilt soon. While I am working out the design I have been trying to figure out what techniques to use to make it. I want a dark probably black background on this next quilt,so I debated if I should paint the background or dye it or paint on [...]
Oh my god, I totally forgot to look at the website for Pacific International Quilt Festival today. A friend just emailed me to tell me congratulations for winning FIRST PLACE Innovative for Primordial Sea!
I have combined my cellular quiltlets into a virtual quilt to be in Artella Magazine issue 10 BODY OF ART: Passion and Projects of Universal Creation. This issues theme is about the Body, tying in with themes of Soul, Creation, and Creativity. My artwork is going to be paired with a poem by Nita Penfold [...]
This is the quilting so far. Not terribly exciting, but I thought the lines running linear with the leaves would help give clarity to the agave image defining the shapes of the leaves.
I have started a new sweater. This time it is a hoodie from Patons made in Knitpicks Merino Style wool. It is nice and soft. I was not so thrilled with the cable design used in the pattern so i have decided to try my own. This has been a lot of trial and error. [...]
Then you must go to Emily Parson’s Etsy shop to buy her hand dyed sock yarn. Who can resist yarn like this?