Ms. Sparkle FinSwimmer

My hand-painted quilting piece from this weekend. I had a lot of fun with this one. Started with prepared for dye fabric, painting with Derwent Inktense pencils and Cremacoat Textile medium, finally finishing it off quilting with embroidery thread. I also added some glitter to matte finish Mod Podge and lightly coated the entire project to give it a little shimmer sparkle for more visual water affect. (more…)

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Princess Tyler’s #1

My baby great niece will be turning one the end of this month. I’m so excited to have been asked to make her little “Look Who’s 1” onesie for her to wear at her party. I took a pic of her party plates and made her onesie to match. With the #1 being “sparkly” … (more…)

Threads Everywhere

My first thread painting is now complete! [insert sigh of relief] I’m super excited. Fives days of work on a small project. Measures approx 17 x 11 inches finished. My first all thread painting piece. Began with a base white fabric, made my quilt sandwich and used 20+ embroidery threads to paint with stitches and make the image come to life. You can see (more…)