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Mini… Bloomin’ Cool Thread Spool ~ New pattern!

Happy New Year everyone!  I went out of the old new year with a big ol’ mess in my studio! I blame it on the weather {everyone seems to anyway}… as we had a lovely White Christmas, and lots of snow and cold weather.  Perfect for me…  and perfect timing too! I was abuzz with drawing, fussing, fusing, creating… cutting.. and …

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Kitchen Towels Collaged ~

Here is a project that I think is a sweet combination of practical, colorful and floral! Anyone can do this, and you’d have a really charming Valentine’s Day gift or Wedding Shower, Housewarming, Thank You Gifts… ya know the drill! Simple. Easy and Quick.  Just a few  pre-fused and pre-cut flower are needed.  {And I have lots of those}.  And …

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New pattern: Lady Love Bug

Hi y’all!  Perhaps you’ll remember, like myself, the movie “The Love Bug” from Walt Disney?  You know, the cute little race car, “Herbie?”  Well, my latest collage pattern was definitely inspired by my childhood memories of that movie!!  Cute.  Delightful.  And quite Spirited!! Only this is the “lady-like version!” Because… She is also inspired mightily by a special lady I …

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collage basics ~ choosing scale

hi everyone! today, i’m showing you examples of recent fabric choices i purchased  not only for the graphic quality they possess, or the size {scale} of each, but even mores because of the variety of scale within each fabric. understanding scale is vital in collage. it helps soften, layer and adds important visual interest, as well as movement throughout any collage, art, or …