“Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art ” Court House Cultural Center, Stuart, Florida, January 20 – February 25, 2017

December 31, 2016 § Leave a comment

Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art will be at Court House Cultural Center in Stuart, Florida,
January 20 – February 25, 2017

Ellen Lindner – “Vine Ripened”

This exhibition showcases a selection of dynamic art quilts, featuring a variety of styles, materials, and techniques.

 

Court House Cultural Center

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“Celebration of the Doll” International Quilt Festival 2016, Houston, Texas

December 17, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Here  a few of the amazing dolls in the “Celebration of the Doll” exhibit at the Houston Quilt Festival this year.


Dyeing Silk Scarves and Silk Using a Microwave

December 3, 2016 § Leave a comment

Allison Beck has a YouTube video for dyeing scarves using the microwave at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tl8QGW92RDE

Ann Thurston’s YouTube video is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tl8QGW92RDE

This one  is microwave dyeing silk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm_g-BKKKas

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Follow the directions, and remember that you cannot use a microwave or any of the utensils used with dyes for food preparation after dyeing.  I use a cheap microwave that I bought on sale some time back.
This is fun and you will be pleased with the results.

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