Art

Phoebe Dreaming Withdrawal

This morning, I almost feel a sense of loss that Phoebe Dreaming is finished. …There’s also a feeling of quietude…Like so many of my “portrait” thread paintings, I feel these birds remain with me in spirit. I anticipate their return next spring, and hope for further inspiration from them.

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Art

All Pinned and Ready to Quilt

Took advantage of a cool morning on a shady back patio to prepare Phoebe Dreaming for quilting. I got some good advice from Ellen at Hip Stitch yesterday. I plan to quilt in a spiral, silly me! I’ve sprayed adhesive on the backing and the front, and put in extra pins to hold everything together. […]

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Art

In the Home Stretch

I’ve been viewing You Tube videos to make sure I understand the best way to baste my Phoebe Dreaming project together. Today I’ll need to pick up more batting and my backing fabric. Then I’ll pin the works together, hold my breath, and hope I don’t mess it up in this last phase. Wish me […]

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Art, Fabric Art

Nearly There

Got the top half of my new bag completed yesterday. Now, I need to finish quilting the back, insert the iPad pocket, add the strap and sew it all together! This will be the front of the bag when it’s finished. This will be the main pocket from the top. The design pattern forms another […]

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