Monthly Archive: January 2019

avocado dyeing

A Clearing in the Woods at India Flint’s School of Nomad Arts starts February first! I’ve been preparing since October when I made quantities of little circular bundles using different plants and objects and...

Almost ready to turn

I have been waiting for the day I could turn this quilt and obscure the “ugly” interior layer. Today is the day and guess what – I’m feeling reluctant. So I spent some time...

quilt sandwich

The quilt sandwich – almost finished basting. I’m being much more careful than usual because I know this is going to be tricky. Established that initial two-layer sandwich should be the interior cloth on...

sun moon stars

I’m having fun coming up with different ways to stitch down the moon medallions from Jude Hill’s threadcrumbs shop. Below are a sun ray design and a starry sky. I only have two more...

quick pocket accordion book

I was having a frustrating time doing computer work, then painting assignments from Liz Steel’s Foundations class run-through. Relief came with this simple one page folded pocket accordion book. It’s from Chapter 6 in...

pita threads and moon medallions

These threads are a pain in the ass to stitch with. They get all balled up, repel each other when doubled, become inexplicably longer on one side, tangle for no good reason. They refuse...