Create One-of-a-Kind Bags and Purses using Digital PhotoArt

Create One-of-a-Kind Bags and Purses using Digital PhotoArt

Although I love to make textile and fabric art using my PhotoArt images printed onto fabric, one of my favorite ways to use my digital designs is for a more practical application – to create unique bags and purses. Which is one of the reasons I love bags with...
Conversations with my grandmother

Conversations with my grandmother

One of my earliest memories is drinking the last few sips of my grandmother’s cup of tea. She always left a few sips at the bottom of her cup and after it had cooled she let me drink it. Black tea, milk and sugar. Which is still how I like it today. It made me...
How to Print on Kraft-tex using an Inkjet Printer

How to Print on Kraft-tex using an Inkjet Printer

Have you discovered Kraft-tex yet? Kraft-tex is a rugged paper that looks, feels, and wears like leather – but sews, cuts, and washes just like fabric. It’s available in a number of different colors including white, which means that you can use it as a...
Resources for Fabric Design and Printing

Resources for Fabric Design and Printing

Online Classes Fabric Design Pattern Design: From Hand to Screen to Surface Online Class Design Surface Patterns From Scratch Online Class How to Design Fabric Online Class. Books Color + Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises for Exploring Pattern Design Digital Textile...
How to Print on fabric using an inkjet printer

How to Print on fabric using an inkjet printer

If you love to print on fabric using an inkjet printer as much as I do, then you know just how fun and creative it can be. And it’s easy to do using technology that everyone has convenient access to, starting with the simple home inkjet printer. Printing on...
Turning a new leaf

Turning a new leaf

It seems like ages since I’ve been at my sewing machine. I promised myself this year I would spend more time sewing. It hasn’t happened. One of the reasons is because my sketch book is really a chameleon and blends into the background of wherever I toss it...
How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper

How to Print on Fabric Using Freezer Paper

When I first started printing on fabric I immediately fell in love with the process of using an inkjet printer to transfer images to fabric. I love the ease in which you can get an extraordinarily good print onto a piece of fabric in no time at all. One of the...
From Photo Art to Art Quilt

From Photo Art to Art Quilt

Today I’m working on a small art quilt using one of my photo art prints. I haven’t made many art quilts in recent years as I’ve been working mostly with mixed media, but this year I hope to make more. And it’s nice to know I haven’t quite...
Poppy Photo Art Quilt – finally finished!

Poppy Photo Art Quilt – finally finished!

It took a little longer than I expected, but I’ve finally completed my “Poppy” photo art quilt! (Note to self – when you block a square quilt, do it right the first time.) The finished size is 30″ square, and all the fabric for the top...
Printing on Fabric: “Poppy” Art Quilt – quilting progress

Printing on Fabric: “Poppy” Art Quilt – quilting progress

I’ve made a little more progress on my quilt… I decided to quilt the block backgrounds with a fun swirly quilting design. Normally when quilting you want to keep your quilting even over the entire quilt so everything lays flat, however by quilting densely...
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