new ~ autumn glory ~ my new collage pattern

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good morning glories ~for many of us, autumn is our favorite season, for many reasons. one of them being the riot of color that decorates the trees in the rich colors of leaves as they turn.  the wind has pretty much taken most of the color off of our montana trees now, but i was excited to capture them in …

poppy art quilt ~

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good morning all ~lately, i’ve been working fervently on class samples, this time for  timeless quilts from missoula, montana, as i’ve been asked to teach an art quilt class this early november, where we will be focusing on bobbin play, and i’m very excited to about it! how fun!  any art quilt… well, my favorite kind of art quilt, begins …

Angelina Fibers

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Ahhh… Angelina – fibers, that is.  Forget Angelina Jolie… these fibers are the real stars!     Translucent, iridescent and beautiful combinations are yours for the making! Just a quick 5 seconds or so with an iron!  Heat those fibers longer, and they will change to a darker color… which you may be after?! PRESTO!  They bond to themselves, and you can …