"Many thanks to everyone who sent me fabric Feb. and March They are all so beautiful. I was on the Feb. swap list but unfortunately (or fortunately) got bombarded with work and haven't had one minute to spare for over a month. The upcoming week…"
"Hello February swappers. Where did this month go? I haven't had a chance to do my Feb. fabric yet but plan to get it out early next week. Think I will not participate in March since I have a lot of work coming up. Thanks for your patience.
"Hi Debra, your altered fabric arrived in yesterday's mail and I love it. Thank you so much for including me - I wasn't expecting it so I got a wonderful surprise.
I see you are in Punta Gorda, right down the road from me. I love Punta…"
"Sounds good to me. Question: Do we alter 1 yard/meter of fabric then cut it into 12 x 12 squares, or can each square be altered differently, or is either way okay?
If you Google "altered fabric" be prepared to spend the rest of the…"
"Haha, Kathryn - same story with me. I'm trying my hand at mixed media too. I've been playing around with fabric painting lately and attended a Holiday Open House today sponsored by our local Garden Group, and was inspired by amazing…"
"So for every postcard in this forum I want to ask "How did you do that?" Would love to see techniques and materials posted. Is this one done with fabric dye, fabric paint, acrylic mixed with fabric medium, wet or dry...?
embroidery, beading, fabric artist trading cards, fabric art, cloth art dolls, hand quilting, crazy quilting.
Where did you learn your textile skills?
I learned hand stitching and embroidery basics as a kid from our very nice grandmother-like next door neighbor who never had children of her own. I haven't advanced much beyond the basics.
Let us know you are not a spammer. Is there anything else you want to say to introduce yourself to the group?
I am grateful to finally have some time in my life to pursue art full time. I recently joined a "fiberholic"group in real life. I'm looking forward to learning new techniques and hopefully eventually selling my work.
Hi Debra, any news on the post card... erm... its way too big... my first one... and not a proper one but lots of work and love went into it... :) Please let me know when you get it and I'll post a picture on my profile (the next one will be the proper size now that I've seen my one from Barbara...