Wednesday, June 29, 2016

My Mary Poppins bag of tricks...



When I'm on the go
I grab my Art Tote
It's like Mary Poppins' carpet bag
It's got just about everything in it that I need for an art outing


...Beginnings...2013


 This is a piece from several years ago. Still one of my favorites. There was a shift in my approach to some stuff in my personal life....Beginnings.





...free-motion stitching on my Janome sewing machine... 
...then painted with acrylics....
...loose and sketchy...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Mixed-media collage...paint...stitch...




...hand-painted papers, telephone book pages, deli paper...
...collaged and  free-motion stitched...







Wednesday, June 8, 2016

hello!!!

...small art quilt for the SAQA auction fundraiser...
...hand-painted fabrics...
...free-motion stitching...
...applique and piecing...
...rough and scratchy...