Category: Making

Concertina Album

I made this book in Margo Klass’s workshop at Chapter Two in Corea. It was a lot of fun to make, but the end result is full of flaws. I would like to make...

Plant portraits

Sixteen plant portraits on Hahnemühle Ingres paper I made these in preparation for Margo Klass’s concertina class tomorrow. I will need to use 8 to 12 of them for glueing into the album. When...

Patch play

I laid out the two-inch patches and played with finding pleasing arrangements. I like some of these a lot and may stitch them together. Some are still a play-in-progress. My favorite part of this...

Shibusa felting

I’m starting a new activity under the guidance of India Flint in the course being (t)here 2019: shibusa felting. The first step was to locate some roving. I was going to go to the...

The knowledge that surrounds us

I was stitching this frame together and my mind was turning over phrases that could be its name. I started with obsessively thinking “between the ocean and the deep blue sea.” That became the...

Twos and threes

More squares. Two and three inch. Most of the fabrics below came from Deb Lacativa’s big bag of scraps. I like the rainbow colored mix of the middle nine square. The colors below seem...

Patch math

I’m up to 50 one-inch squares. Four eights (“frames” in Jude’s language) and two nines. I like how they look photographed on this brick red coffee table that we kept from Sam’s parents’ home....