Thursday, March 15, 2012

Triple Heart

Just a quick note to show I've not been idle. Even in the evenings I've kept my hands busy. It's great to have my hands working again!!! Doll Street offered a heart swap and these are my offerings. The faces are on Bristol Smooth Paper, stitched into a window in a stack of six fabrics that create the wonderful ruffle-y frayed edges. I also made mini flowers using the same stack of fabrics and a jewel in the center. Each heart is embellished with lace, hand dyed appliques and ribbon flowers as well as random bead accents. The final touch to each heart is a small medallion that simply says, "Create." I hope you like them.


Phish Stix!

I haven't been advertising my workshops well lately. Shame on me. But I've been working so hard creating them and having a blast doing it that I forget about everything else!
Mosaic: Angel Phish Jewel
I've been working on my newest class called Phish Stix, a mixed media class where instead of doing boring samples on squares that you can't really do anything with, we create little phigures on sticks that can stand on the mantle, or you can remove the stick and make a mobile or...
Victorian: Lady Phlora Phish
Lesson one works with paper variations, lesson two covers assorted styles of collage, lesson three free motion embroidery including handwork, and lesson four adds heat techniques to the artistry we've mastered in prior lessons and mixes things up a bit for extra phun.
Cat Phish Charlie
Phis Stix is currently running at Joggles.com - pop on over and Go Phish! http://www.joggles.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=75_110&products_id=23447.