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Rose Legge
Fiber artist
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Moth Art Quilt
I started by collaging a page in my sketchbook, using watercolors and drawing a moth with pencil. The pictures show you the various stages. When I was satisfied with it, I copied it onto printer/fabric. After I added strip pieceing around the outside of ...

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Denim Purses for LifeImages Artfire Store
I've made these purses and talisman bags from denim that I've painted, bleached, and appliqued. The appliques are my sketchbook drawings copied onto printer/fabric. The image of an artquilt I made a few months ago is what I'm using for my store banner.

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New ArtFire Store
I'm just now getting it up and running. LifeImages went live on Saturday, so be patient with me - I'm still learning how to use it. But if I can learn Blogger, I can certainly do this! Click on: https://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/LifeImages

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Open House at Textiles West
This is a hotbed for fabric babes like me who dye, paint, and print with fabric. They have just gotten a brand new fabric printer which used pigments, not copier ink. The results on fabric are beautiful!!! I'm even now scheming about ways I can use this ...

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Finishing Another Small Work
For this piece, I collected and dried wildflowers between the pages of a book, made a gelatin print plate, and did a reverse print for the background. The bird and the flower are pencil drawings from my sketchbook, which I copied onto printer-fabric on my ...

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Details For the Pearl S. Buck Quilt
I'm getting closer and closer to finishing my Herstory quilt - here's a picture of some free motion stitching and an applique of a Chinese field worker on silk organza. I screen printed it on with a thermofax I had made from my art by Lyric Montgomery in N...

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Cat Musings
I worked on this little piece to be mounted on canvas for an upcoming show at the Cottonwood Arts Center in Colorado Springs. The dates aren't final yet, so check back. This will probably be early 2017. The face is a thermofax screen I had made from my e...

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Clay Embellishments for Fabric Art
I used Fimo for these, not having my own kiln. The leaf pendant is a stamped, baked, and painted end result. The square embellishment is the actual color of the Fimo. I rolled it out with a wine bottle, and pressed it with a rubber stamp pattern. I then...

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Summer Things. . .
It's been a happy, busy summer so far in my corner of the world, with lots of hiking, biking, some camping and a scenic train trip in the mountains. I'm still making time for art every day we're home - I can't NOT do art! Taking a moment this morning to a...

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Peony for the Herstory Project
I'm continuing work on the Pearl S. Buck quilt, and was thinking about different elements I wanted to applique onto it. One of her books was called "Peony", and the peony is also a common decorative image seen in Chinese art, textiles, vases, etc. So I dr...
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