Melanie Testa and I have been hosting a Print-Along in our Facebook community. Sharing the process is part of that! As I mentioned in my last blog post, I have been making tools for printing inspired by the ferns I so enjoyed on hikes in New Zealand. While traveling, photography is my primary way of [...]
Back in the day…..when the world was a little bit more innocent…my BFF and I spent much of our summer days roaming all by ourselves in the neighborhood park. The park was bordered by a creek, where we spent many hours building dams and crossings in the cool green water with gold glinting highlights. Leafy [...]
Melly and I are excited to announce our first online Playful Fabric Print-Along! It will be a month long event, throughout the month of April. First off, consider this your invitation to join our Playful Fabric Printing Community page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/PlayfulFabricPrinting/ This is a growing group of ‘playful friends’ who are working with our [...]
The day is here—the day I can tell you what has been going on in the studio for more than the last year.... A book! Yes, a book! I am delighted to partner with Melanie Testa, my co-author, and to bring you a work from our hearts on color and surface design. What is the icing [...]
More zigzags are seen in Cade's Cove cabins and the one room schoolhouse, as well as Elizabeth's cloth...
Update: As a relatively new blogger, I am still learning my way around. Today I discovered three posts that were scheduled to post in October, but didn't! Obviously I need to learn about how to use the schedule feature! I hope you enjoy a bit of a blog blast today! So harken back to the [...]
Soft cascades of falling water and falling leaves, roots, and rivulets of color --September in Tennessee.
The phrase has come into our lexicon from the 1984 movie The Karate Kid (omg--it has been 30 years!) when the mild-mannered handyman who is also a Karate master teaches young Daniel the martial arts through cleaning and waxing his car. I became curious about the phrase and wondered if it had a deeper meaning. [...]
Misty horizons recede in the distance. Charlotte's cloth echoes them in form and color. I enjoyed finding these instances of coincidental color correspondences. I hope you enjoyed looking at them!
Many deer inhabit the Smoky mountains. They visited Karen's cloth as well! You can view previous posts here and here.....