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15% Off Fabric Now thru Sunday

If you are planning a special sewing project, now’s the time to check out my designs in Spoonflower.com. Look under designs by “duciart,llc” in the drop down search menu and enjoy my unique, custom printed fabric! Use the Code: JULYGIFT to get your discount. These Phoebe Babies come in a variety of colors. These are […]

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Poco a Poco

I’m almost finished with the deep background on Phoebe Dreaming. I’ve got the spiral and lower green fabric sewn together. I cut and pinned the blue sections at the top to the spiral yesterday. Over the next few days, I’ll finish sewing the top part you see below, then add a flower garden to the […]

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Research & Development

I went to a local Word Press working group last night. The group is a mix of developers who volunteer to help non-programmers build or improve their web page, and developers who are on the hunt for potential customers to pay them $85 per hour. I found a low key helper who guided my efforts […]

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Phase I Complete

I finished the last thread painted bird yesterday. Then I laid out my materials to begin generating my idea of a spiral of color that didn’t overwhelm the little birds. I think I have a basic plan that will work. Phase II will be cutting and building the quilt pattern behind the birds. Phase III […]

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Nests Completed and Attached

I finished building the “nest” portion of these first five thread paintings and attached them over the past couple of days. I just have one more bird in flight to finish, then I’ll start on the quilt background. Still puzzling on how I want to pull it all together. That’s part of the fun of […]

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Next Step on Phoebe Dreaming

I’ve cut the finished patches and have begun to build the nests. I have one more Phoebe in flight to finish, then I’ll start the spiraled quilt pattern I have in mind. I’ve enjoyed this process very much. Each time I work on another thread painted phoebe, I feel I’ve gotten to know them a […]

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