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May 29, 2019
Nåden pustar from Iinas Sewing Machine Poetry

Den nye oversettelsen av Bibelen kom ut i 2011. Noen år senere ble samlingen "Bibeldikt" gitt ut, med dikt skrevet av 88 norske forfattere. Her kan du lese mer "Bibeldikt".

"Nåden pustar" er skrevet av Ingrid Storholmen og blant de dikt i samlingen som har gjort mest inntrykk på meg. Utgangspunktet for dette diktet er Johannes 21, 1-14, som du finner her.
"Nåden pustar" har på en måte ligget på vent, jeg har hele tiden visst at en dag  vil tiden være inne for å ta fram diktet og ikke minst: for å sy en art quilt.

Nåden pustar
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October 26, 2018
A Window of Hashima from Life as a Quilter -- Julia Graber

A Window of Hashima
8.5" X 11.5"
Inktense on Watercolor Paper
Embellished with fabric & thread

This month the Virtual Paintout took us to Hashima Island an abandoned island lying about (9 miles) from the city of Nagasaki, in southern Japan. 

Here's the link
to the GoogleStreetView from which I created my piece.

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October 1, 2018
Artistic Endeavors – Marilyn Henrion from The Snarky Quilter

Now 80 years old, mixed-media artist Marilyn Henrion is a native of Brooklyn who has spent time in the New York artistic and literary world.  Her aesthetic vision has always been deeply rooted in the urban geometry of her surroundings. … Continue reading

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September 11, 2018
Throwback Thursday - My first fiber art piece from Quilting & Learning

Sandra at mmm! Quilts is hosting Throwback Thursday and here is my short post.

My first fiber art piece

Last month I was going through some old family photos and found, as far as I know, my first mixed media fiber art piece. It's got collage, fabric, lace, cardboard, paper and poetry. It was made at school

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February 19, 2018
Mixed Media Dabble from Creating Chaos

I have long been a fan of Maggie Grey having been to a couple of workshops with her while I was a member of Context some years ago as well as subscribing to her Workshop on the Web (WOW).  Things have changed with WOW and now instead of the workshops being published online, there is now a WOWbook that was first published in December with the plan to print two each year.  I personally like this more than the online format as I always printed them off so to have a book is much better for me.

As well as ...

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January 7, 2018
Starling in Hawthorne from Kit Lang, Fiber Art

Happy new year!

First finish of 2018, first blog post in many moons, who knows, it could be the start of something new!

I started this in 2017 - maybe even the beginning of 2017, I'm not sure - stitching birch bark on fabric and then putting one of my painted fabric birds on it, and then I lost it.

No, not metaphorically, I  mean sometime around March, I actually lost it. I'd done a studio clean up, and when I came back a few days later, I couldn't find it.

I looked of course, but I remembered it ...

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December 22, 2017
Pin It Weekly #226 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

I haven't been posting as often as I'd like, but this upset in my already-crazy life has left me rather crumpled. We're all beginning to put things right in the sense that we're finding our places in this new order. More on our recovery from the fire at our son's home later. Let's enjoy a few pins and forget my insane world.

mixed media on found paperRecuerdos del alma. Bringing together media.

I've been especially interested in mixed media work lately. I think it may have to do with some of my "playing" in recent months. There are elements in these that are ...

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