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Sticky Post February 29, 2020

Artwork appears as if by magic to the onlooker, but inside the studio it’s not magic at all. Through this blog, you…

photo of Proportional Scale
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121- Proportional Scale

June 13, 2021

Please excuse me if you are seeing a second copy of this post. I’ve been doing some website revisions, so this post…

Comparison of fabric collage template to original photo
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120 – Passive Observer

June 8, 2021

The amusement park dark ride that I’ve been working on has a large open front where people can get into the vehicles…

photo showing fabric collage in process
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119 – Tiny Pieces

May 26, 2021

A wheelchair is a complicated form. There won’t be an easy way to represent one in fabric. I’ll make my best go…

fabric collection of an art quilter
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118 – Fabric Palette

May 16, 2021

Even though I buy fabric in the smallest possible amount, usually ¼ of a yard, I still manage to support the local…

A doll's wheelchair is a model for a drawing
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117 – For Position Only!

May 1, 2021

What do you do when faced with a difficult step of a project? Get right in there? Or waffle around a little,…

mannequin, drawing and fabric collage
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116- Step Up, Look Lively!

April 20, 2021

Art mannequins – we’ve all seen them, and you’ve got to admit, they look a bit wooden. I’ve never thought they were…

a painted fabric sign that resembles a digital sign
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115 – Please Wait…

April 13, 2021

…ase wait for assistance…please wait for assistance…please wa An endless digital sign implores you to wait for assistance – important signage for…

fabric collage of a building in progress
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114 – Taking Shape

April 7, 2021

The “dark ride” building is a large structure and I need to take care that the architecture doesn’t overwhelm the purpose of…

blocking in color of an art quilt
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113 – Big Blocks of Color

April 1, 2021

Big blocks of color are a fun change of pace from the tiny details I’ve been focusing on. As a painter might…

fabric collage people
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112 – Tickets, Please

March 28, 2021

I’m liking this group of people! I know my fabric collage people are working well when I think of them as characters…