Christmas Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for gift ideas; things I can make that won’t take a lot of time but would hopefully be welcomed. I thought I’d share today a few of my favorite gift ideas and tutorials.

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Tone on Tone Stenciling

Every October a bunch of artists online participate in Printinktober. It’s all about printing on fabric or paper every day. I participated in 2019 (here is the first of several blog posts). I wanted to participate this year, but I’m getting a late start. This first tutorial is tone-on-tone stenciling. Angie Knowles, a wonderful textile…

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Making Roving Fabric

Been playing a bit. When I cleaned up my studio I found some wool roving that I’ve not used in awhile. I thought it might be fun to try to make some roving fabric. This process is just like when I made the Scrappy Fabric awhile back in this post. However, this time instead of…

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Playing with Glue Gun Stencils

If you have a glue gun, and you like to use it, you can make some really neat stencils. Today I’ll show you a couple of mine, and how I worked with them. Let’s get started. You will need a glue gun, parchment paper, and an idea! Once the glue is dry it will just…

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Best of 2021 Tutorials

Another year has flown by, and it’s time to list my best of 2021 tutorials. In case you missed any of them, I’ve included links to tutorials above the pictures. You also can find all of my tutorials under the Tutorials tab at the top of the page. I started this year off with Making…

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Easy Sewing Projects

I’ve been having fun just sewing easy stuff. I belong to a group where we get together every month. Well, that was until Covid. We are now meeting again, but for lunch instead of dinner. Since we are all retired it’s so much more enjoyable to meet for lunch. We used to exchange ornaments which…

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Natural Dyeing with Brandywine Viburnum Berries

You know I love to dye, but I’ve never been a fan of natural dyeing except for Indigo. I’ve been seeing a lot of natural dyeing lately so I thought I’d try it again, and include a little tutorial. There are lots of ways to dye naturally. This is just one way.

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