Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Buttons, Buttons

Still having fun with the polymer clay buttons. I have been playing around with marbelizing, spirals, color gradations and making different canes.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Albuquerque Folk Art Festival

I almost forgot to post about this--did forget my camera, so had to have a friend send pics. Two weekends ago, my dye group--Dye Fusion--and I were invited to display our work in the Fine Arts building at the Albuquerque Folk Art Festival. The five of us were able to hang about 20 quilts and our 3-yard pieces of batik and dyed silk. I think the room looked great if I do say so myself!

We got to meet a lot of nice people, and talk to them about our work. I also met a very nice local business owner who is interested in having me teach dyeing classes at her shop, so when I work out the details I will let you know in case you are local and want to come play! Here is my friend Lynn, a member of the dye group, setting up our pieces, and a picture of a few of our quilts.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Splotchy Dyed Fabric

Been having some fun in the back yard in the hot hot New Mexico weather here--dyeing fabric, of course. These are some "Splotchy Dyeds" that I have recently made. I love the way the colors play next to eachother. It is always a bit of a surprize to see how the colors migrate and blend. I love these! Can't wait to cut them up and make something with them. These are two 1 yard pieces and a detail shot of each.