Thank you for visiting artful embellishments. This is the third year for this blog and I am so happy to keep publishing. I started in 2011 and began with a quilt of the week, this lead to the leaf of the week for my newly designed paper tree that is located on the wall of my garage in 2012.......2013 is going to bring a lot of excitement and positive change. As a personal challenge for 2013, I plan on designing a artist trading card each week to be featured on the blog.
With so many interests, there will be quilting, art quilting, leaves (and more leaves), as well as experiments in thermofax screen printing, fabric dying, and tons of DIY recycle projects. I may even enter that altered fashion scene. To a happy and healthy 2013, may we all find happiness in those things we create....thank you for stoping by artful embellishments.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Week 15 is a journal that is made from fabric from africa. The pattern for the elephant is in the summer issue of Stitch magazine. I thought it would make an excellent motif for echo quilting. I typically don't work in primary colors or in the jewel tones, so these are always a challenge for me. Today, it was 65 degrees again, I guess I can finally put away the snow shovel. Happy Spring.