Category Archives: Techniques

How to: critique artwork like a pro

Does the thought of an impending art critique bring tears to your eyes? Does it make you feel like crying in your Wheaties?–(who came up with that phrase, anyway?) For a lot of art students, it certainly does, and can … Continue reading

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Bracelet Making 101

It appears that I’ve caught spring fever, because I’m suddenly noticing all the pastel colors in my fabric stash. They’re just begging to be made into something “Easter-y.” Don’t worry, I won’t be crocheting any bunnies or hens with googly-eyes … Continue reading

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Shibori shakedown

This past Saturday (March 3rd) in Louisville Ky was Kentucky Crafted: The Market 2007. We took some family and made it a party. Way too much to see in just one day! I’ll briefly mention my favorite artist and good … Continue reading

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she wants Shibori all the time

Preparing and concocting I took my large pile of plain cotton fabric (scraps from tees and sweats, etc) and prepared them for dyeing. I cut them into manageable pieces and washed them with Synthrapol to get them ready for the … Continue reading

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Froggy pincushion saves the day

He does not have a name, but he is very handy. If you have a plain, store-bought pincushion that rolls around all over the place, I highly suggest that you do this to hold your pins where you want them. … Continue reading

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