Use found objects, kitchen materials to make your own fabric

You don’t need fancy equipment, expensive resists and printmaking stencils to create your own beautiful fabrics at home. That’s the lesson of “Fabric Printing at Home” by Julie Booth, an artist and experience fabric designer. In the 127-page full-color book filled with photo illustrations of the steps and techniques,¬†Booth teaches readers how to create one-of-a-kind […]

Fabric dyeing fail

I came home from Quilt Festival inspired to take my quilting to the next level by adding some art elements to my creations. I’ve had supplies to dye fabric for months and never did anything with it, so I decided give it a try. I prewashed my fabric, boiled water, added dye and salt according […]

Get inspired by Pokey Bolton

One of the most inspiring parts about Quilt Festival was the art quilts. There are few people in my guild who dabble in art quilting, but for the most part show and tell is filled with traditional patterns in traditional fabrics. I’m a big fan of “Quilting Arts” with Pokey Bolton and was really excited […]