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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…

fabric collage of seated man
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129 – Struggles With The Man

September 21, 2021

I’ve been hard at work, and near the give-it-up point. But I achieved what I wanted despite the struggle. I won’t needlessly…

sewing details onto a dog fabric collage
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128 – A Dog Comes To Life!

September 4, 2021

A dog came to life! It will be snapping at a child’s cotton candy, so it had to be menacing. I cut…

fabric collage showing amusement part ride
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127 – Suggest Motion

August 17, 2021

A gesture, a head turned in a certain direction, or the suggestion of movement can “activate” a scene. When adding a person,…

plan, progress and finish of air-brushed fabric collage quilt
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126 – Stepping Off The Path

August 4, 2021

Now that I’ve created some people for my amusement park scene, I returned to work on the buildings. I had been thinking…

fabric collage people
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125 – Two Bad Boys

July 20, 2021
Two bad boys are about to come to life. This should be fun! First, a hunt through Google images to find two...
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oops!

July 13, 2021
I just sent out a post that wasn't ready for prime time! No worries, that post will be sent out in the...
creating a character through fabric collage
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124 – She’s A Character!

July 11, 2021

I do love when my fabric characters come to life! This sassy lady is someone I could easily envision on the Seaside…

art quilt in progress
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123- Not Dead Yet

June 28, 2021

Amusement parks have some fantastic signage, especially lit up at night! My scene is viewed during daylight, so no glowing neon here,…

fabric collage in progress
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122 – Here’s What I’ve Got

June 21, 2021

You’ve seen many posts with unconnected sections, so thought you might enjoy seeing what I’ve got so far for the amusement style…

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…