Friday, May 25, 2018

Tassels

One of the very first fibre classes I took was about making tassels.  That was many years ago and I haven't made a lot of tassels since but decided to give them a play again.  Using scraps, bits and pieces really appeals to me right now so these tassels are a real hodgepodge but I love them.
I am linking to
http://ninamariesayre.blogspot.ca/

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Artist in Residence update

There are only a few weeks left of my residency with the Ayr Library.  To say that I have completely enjoyed it is an understatement.  The library staff are the best!  The beautiful libraries I have visited in the Region of Waterloo are utterly charming.  The workshop participants have been lovely. 

Part of the mandate of the residency is to engage the community with art.  To that end, I have had people altering book pages to be included in the altered book that I am creating.  Pictured above are some of the pages created. 

I am already starting to dream up another artist in residence proposal.  I really want to do more of this!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Work in Progress Wednesday

Here is the culmination of this year's guild challenge.  I think our 'sinchies look fabulous.  I have to say that I love being a part of the Grand Guild of Fibre Artists.  There are so many creative and talented women in this group.
I am linking to
http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.ca/
http://www.quiltfabrication.com/
https://sewfreshquilts.blogspot.ca/

Monday, May 21, 2018

I heart Macro

Not only do I love macro photography but I love the texture that can be captured.
I am linking to
http://image-in-ing.blogspot.ca
https://mersad-photography.blogspot.ca

Friday, May 18, 2018

Another Challenge

I really enjoy a good challenge.  I like that they force me outside of the box.  I am excited to have signed up for the San Francisco School of Needlework and Design Burlesque challenge.  They provide a beautiful array of Kreinik threads to use in the challenge.  I honestly have no clue what I am going to do for the challenge.  I don't even have time to think about it at this point but I can't wait to start playing with all these gorgeous threads!
I am linking to
http://ninamariesayre.blogspot.ca/

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Work in Progress Wednesday

Our guild challenge for this year is coming to a close.  White is the last colour for our sinchie (six inch square) challenge.  White was definitely a challenge.  There isn't an easy way to vary value with white.  I used fibre paste, glass bead gel and some fabric paint.  Next week all of our sinchies will be on display in St. Jacobs.  It will be a really good show! 
I am linking to
http://www.quiltfabrication.com
https://sewfreshquilts.blogspot.ca/
http://needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.ca/

Monday, May 14, 2018

I heart Macro

 A lovely bouquet was given to me by a perfect stranger.   I had to work on Mother's Day ( I realize many mothers do).  I never have had to prior to this.  I work at a theatre part-time.  One of the soloists that performed gave me his bouquet.  How blessed am I!
I am linking to
http://image-in-ing.blogspot.ca/
https://mersad-photography.blogspot.ca/