Dark butterfly

An experiment in reconstruction. I wove and stitched fabric strips together. Then cut them apart. Then reassembled them in the vague shape of a butterfly. Then pinned and restitched. A challenge to stitch because...

Biodynamic nine patches

I really have too many projects in progress to start another. But these dyed and printed strips were calling out so loudly to be placed next to each other. Before I really realized what...

Purples and browns

I just love putting colors next to each other. The endless appeal of cloth and. patchwork. The purples are going on the front of the sunshine quilt, but the browns are targeted for a...

Trials

Oh my gosh, the sunshine quilt design is proving to be very challenging. Why should I not be totally pleased with it when it’s all done? This keeps me tinkering and messing around with...

Temporary composition

Not sure what to do with these components, so I just put them together and took a photo. The colors are so eye-catching! Four strips of five colorful squares each, some dyed by Deb...

Bookmaking lately

My bookmaking group “Handmade Book Club” coordinated by Vintage Page Designs, challenged me with a poll asking how many books I had made in the past six months. Off the top of my head,...

Delicious dyes

More jar-dyeing. Showing off the delicious wet colors before they dry and fade. At top is silk organza, below is the lovely raw silk. The bright yellow is goldenrod.