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…

art quilt freezer paper templates
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111 – Templates and Logical Layering

March 24, 2021

Freezer paper templates serve as a way of getting the shapes and sizes mostly correct, although sometimes I vary from them as…

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110 – Digging Into The Dark

March 18, 2021

I began my fabric collage quilt in a random spot as I was too intimidated to begin with a featured area. After…

fabric collage and original drawing
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109 – Ta-Dah!

March 7, 2021

Bet you’ve been curious as to how the separate elements of my amusement park scene will look together. Pinning the pieces to…

fabric collage, templates and original drawing
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108 – From The Mouth Of A Snake

March 3, 2021

A smaller snake slide is a fine idea, but now to make it real. Usually, I don’t number my templates, but it…

drawings of a snake slide as exit for a funhouse
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107 – Drawing Too Many Snakes!

February 27, 2021

I spent quite a bit of time drawing and revising the idea of a snake slide as a feature in my amusement…

drawing, fabric collage and painting of computer keyboard
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106 – Steps of Instruction

February 21, 2021

My imagery of a funhouse with a rolling barrel entrance perfectly represents the inviting rabbit hole of the internet, but this amusement…

fabric collage of roof with photo references and original drawing
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105 – Nailing the Roof

February 15, 2021

Does the house top seem familiar? I modeled it after “American Gothic,” an iconic painting by Grant Wood that has often been…

fabric collage eyes
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104 – Eyes Above

February 11, 2021

Above the swirling vortex/black hole/rolling barrel entrance to the funhouse of my quilt, I would like to have some eyes. This part…

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103 – Vortex People

February 6, 2021

Excited to make my first people for this quilt. Upon starting this project, I challenged myself to improve both drawing skills and…