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November 27, 2021
Splatter Bags... from May Your Bobbin Always Be Full

Splatter Bags


Assembly line zippers...

Zipper Bags...

Stitched them up until I ran out of canvas...

Found some fabric spray paint

and blasted away !

Splatter Bags...

ready for gift giving !

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

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October 14, 2021
Shibori from Quilt Paint Create

Many years ago I took a shibori class through my Guild. I don’t remember who taught it, but I do remember she made a living through installation art and not teaching or writing books.

The best part of the class was her examples of different shibori patterns. This is what I came home with after a full day.

Definitely not the number of samples I expected. These were created using stitched resist and dye.

Prior to the class I produced this piece by wrapping fabric around PVC pipe and painting it.

I have also tried folding and clamping fabric ...

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August 1, 2020
Hosting Inspiration from Quilt Paint Create

I hung this on my design wall
dyed and painted scraps
and a couple weeks later an idea came wandering in. It took another day for it to introduce itself.
Once we started talking, I knew I’d met something cool and interesting. It gave me something to think about.
I will start cutting fabrics today because this idea is a restless one. If I don’t offer something interesting in return, I expect it will wander off and find someone else who will.

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July 19, 2020
Sunday Stash July 19, 2020 from Quilt Paint Create

No fabric in or out this week.
SS yellow
I didn’t turn on my sewing machine all week. I thought about it. And I looked at stash fabric.
This piece I painted.
discharged fabric
This piece I dyed and discharged.
I’m still thinking.
Fabric In: 1.5
Fabric Out: 14.5 yards
Net Fabric Out: 13 yards
How did you do this week?

1 maggie f
2 Julie in GA
3 Chrisknits
4 Melva Nolan
5 Meloney
6 Mary-Kay
7 Patricia
8 Quilting Gail

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May 29, 2020
Wood Stain Test from Quilt Paint Create

Some ideas just won’t go away, and painting fabric with wood stain is one of them.
I looked it up online to see if it had been done before. Most sites discouraged using stain on fabric because of the chemicals in the stain. Since the fabric won’t be used in clothing, I did it anyway.
I used two different stains, an oil based stain (brown) and a water based stain (cranberry). I painted with q-tips to avoid cleaning brushes.
stain testI started with the cranberry. It was a lot like painting with acrylic paint.
I moved on to the ...

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May 7, 2020
Not So Scientific Experiments from The Snarky Quilter

As everyone knows, you need a good stockpile of cool bits to create collages. That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it as I kluge fiber and paper together to build up my stockpile. First, I unearthed diluted Setacolor paint … Continue reading

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January 17, 2020
asianartandquilts from Asianartandquilt's Blog My Typical Approach To Creating My Silk Painted Art Quilts.

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December 23, 2019
Fabric Painting It finally happened!  I learned some beginner... from Living Water Quilter

Fabric Painting 

It finally happened!  I learned some beginner fabric painting skills with Danit of Danit’s Quilting Studio in Tel Aviv, Israel.   I am so excited!  

We started with white fabric, water, and blue paint.  Below are results of using three application techniques.


Danit taught techniques from Mickey Lawler book, Skydyes:, A Visual Guide to Fabric Painting.   Used and printed copies are available on Amazon    It’s also available as an eBook by the publisher, C&T Publishing .

Disclosure:  I am an affiliate of C&T Publishing and Amazon. It costs you nothing when you use my links to ...

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October 25, 2019
Teacup Challenge Part 1 from Quilt Paint Create

I framed out my painted roses for the pincushion on the teacup challenge.
teacup roseThis rectangle will transform into a round pincushion. I’m not sure how much of the green and pink will show in the final project. I decided not to add embellishments because I plan to use it next to my sewing machine. I didn’t want beads or embroidery to get in the way or snag on pins and needles. I can always change my mind later if it’s too plain.
Note to self: Make sure to have coordinating fabric BEFORE painting an image you plan ...

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