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.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
This fabric was made using a technique that was on Quilting Arts Season 1. The originator is Beryl Taylor. This fabric involves paper, muslin, acrylic paints and scraps of tissue paper. This is one of the most original ways to design your own fabric. I had such a great time making this fabric and will feature it in an upcoming art quilt.