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inspiration infusion
After many months of postponing, I finally carved out time to go see the Manus x Machina exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art yesterday. It closes September 5th, so run, don't walk and see it! It's beautifully put together of course. Pictures of all th...
After many months of postponing, I finally carved out time to go see the Manus x Machina exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art yesterday. It closes September 5th, so run, don't walk and see it! It's beautifully put togeth...
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A peek at a new XL piece..
I just scrolled back through my blog entries to see when was the last time I mentioned about this large piece that I have been working on.... February! Geez, how time flies... I thought that perhaps I have mentioned it since,...
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Looks verrry promising. I know what you mean about having the next project lined up.
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The mini fire escapes and mini water towers are almost ready!
My first mini-series is almost finished. The hand-stitching is done, now I just have to adhere them to canvases, trim, paint the edges and wire for hanging. I think I'll leave that for a bit later when I'm not in the mood to ...
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I heart NY!
Recently I took the day off and went to NYC for a bit of inspiration and to catch up with a friend I haven't seen in a long time. It was a lovely day which ended with a wondrous thunderstorm and a great big traffic jam for th...
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I've been stitching!
It has been a while since I've posted about the mini-series that I am planning to debut at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show. I posted about planning it here and my work on it here. Although my stitching time has been interrupted b...
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Another perfect fit!
I am delighted to have another exhibit opportunity this summer with a group show "Diverse" at the law offices of Ashenfelter, Slous, McDonough and Trefenen in Montclair, NJ. It is a wonderful industrial office space that is a...
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bridges
Stitching, stitching, stitching. That's what I've been doing every spare minute. And that allows me to say that I have just completed three little bridges. Well, aside from trimming and finishing, which I'll do probably next week on all the little pieces in...
Stitching, stitching, stitching. That's what I've been doing every spare minute. And that allows me to say that I have just completed three little bridges. Well, aside from trimming and finishing, which I'll do probably next ...
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I just scrolled back through my blog entries to see when was the last time I mentioned about this large piece that I have been working on.... February ! Geez, how time flies... I thought that perhaps I have mentioned it since, not here, but I did on Instagr...
I just scrolled back through my blog entries to see when was the last time I mentioned about this large piece that I have been working on.... February! Geez, how time flies... I thought that perhaps I have mentioned it since,...
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getting close
My first mini-series is almost finished. The hand-stitching is done, now I just have to adhere them to canvases, trim, paint the edges and wire for hanging. I think I'll leave that for a bit later when I'm not in the mood to stitch, because I'm really in th...
My first mini-series is almost finished. The hand-stitching is done, now I just have to adhere them to canvases, trim, paint the edges and wire for hanging. I think I'll leave that for a bit later when I'm not in the mood to ...
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I ❤️ NY
Recently I took the day off and went to NYC for a bit of inspiration and to catch up with a friend I haven't seen in a long time. It was a lovely day which ended with a wondrous thunderstorm and a great big traffic jam for the way home. That traffic jam mig...
Recently I took the day off and went to NYC for a bit of inspiration and to catch up with a friend I haven't seen in a long time. It was a lovely day which ended with a wondrous thunderstorm and a great big traffic jam for th...
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a progress report
It has been a while since I've posted about the mini-series that I am planning to debut at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show . I posted about planning it here and my work on it here . Although my stitching time has been interrupted by the end of the school year f...
It has been a while since I've posted about the mini-series that I am planning to debut at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show. I posted about planning it here and my work on it here. Although my stitching time has been interrupted b...
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architecturally fitting
I am delighted to have another exhibit opportunity this summer with a group show "Diverse" at the law offices of Ashenfelter, Slous, McDonough and Trefenen in Montclair, NJ. It is a wonderful industrial office space that is a perfect fit for the City Lines ...
I am delighted to have another exhibit opportunity this summer with a group show "Diverse" at the law offices of Ashenfelter, Slous, McDonough and Trefenen in Montclair, NJ. It is a wonderful industrial office space that is a...
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reporting on the creative process
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welcome to the february edition of my newsletter! I will be focusing on featuring one artwork a month here this year. Ideally a brand new on

The Tale of Tzar Saltan,
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...of His Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Gvidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Princess-Swan. How's that for a mouthful? That

An Interview with Natalya Aikens: Computer + Stitch = Art Quilt
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Natalya Aikens’ innovative mixed media class will kick off our 2015 Fiber Arts season at the Hudson River Valley Fiber Arts Workshops. Her C

wordless wednesday
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wordless wednesday 2014 And this concludes the wordless wednesday experiment of 2014.... It's a funny Photoshopped quilt that I made here. H

little art
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I have been waiting to post about a finished artwork or two. But it seems with all the seasonal craziness I cannot finish any artwork of a d

Blog Tour – Natalya Aikens
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Today’s blog tour participant is Natalya Aikens, of Art by Natalya. Natalya is a artist and photographer that works with textiles and stitch

All the World's an Expert
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Last Thursday, The Wall Street Journal published an article about a new trend in museums: allowing the public to curate exhibitions. In a nu

Experiments in Minimalism
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I just finished up a class in Minimalism/Reductive art. It is quite fascinating and much more difficult than it looks. You can find minimali

8 that create
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Beryl here, well it seems such a while since I posted last, been traveling ! At the moment I am doing some new work with stencils. I'm worki

Portfolios
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A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Smart phones and tablets have made it much easier for us fiber artists and art quilters to show

The Art of Fine Craft
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Liz here today. Anyone else wondering where the summer went? I wanted to sit in the sun this morning with my coffee and a good read so I pic

Friends and Inspiration
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It's Kristin again. I have completed 11 painted and stitched canvases from the Service Star quilt in the previous post here! The curious can

A Letter to Hugo
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Warning: This post may inspire you to look at the World and your relationships differently. It may make you rethink whether or not you get u

Art Quilt Elements Reception
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Kristin here. I had the great pleasure to attend the opening reception of Art Quilt Elements at the Wayne Art Center in PA this last weekend

Unconventional Venues
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This is what I did on Monday. I mounted my drawings and matted them, framed some, added hanging hardware, and put identification labels on t

8 that create
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Beryl here, sorry I keep disappearing ! I thought I'd talk a bit about Indian wood blocks stamps as I'm working with them so much at the mom

A LITTLE NEEDLE FELTING
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Beryl here, I love to needle felt but don't do it the traditional way with wool roving, I use fabric with a design on it. At the moment I'm