Category: Creations

Here & Now

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Sometimes I need a reminder to stay present and focus on the moment – the here and now. This notebook cover is a great reminder!

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These covers make me want to jot down ideas for my next stitched projects or collecting bits and baubles I have found.

Life Doesn’t Have to be Perfect

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I found some great journal cards to use in my paper collages. This is one of my favorites! Today was just such a day. I had plans for a perfectly productive day, instead there was napping and procrastinating via stitching on quilts for warmth – that was wonderful too – maybe more so since it nourished my soul.
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The top left and bottom right notebook covers are great scrapbook papers I found. I embellished them with a bit of extra paper and stitching for added texture and interest.

Zipper Pouches

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I’ve been experimenting with prints of my art on fabric.
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Some are great for framing, but others are too small or extra copies.
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So I grabbed a handful of zippers and made some pouches.
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On one side is art, the other a coordinating fabric.
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And the inside is lined too.

Creative Chaos

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This was my coffee table on Saturday night. It’s filled with thread drawn sketches, tiny portrait prints, journals and the supplies to finish them. I went to bed that night content – happy to have created a bit of chaos even if only on my coffee table.
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Journals were taken to the GCVA gallery in Girdwood and the Dos Manos gallery in Anchorage. Each one has 2 included notebooks assembled from a variety of papers. When that notebook is full you can swap it out for a new notebook – the cover fits small Field Notes or Moleskine notebook.
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In between all that creative chaos has been a quilt for warmth using these fabrics and several others. I’m looking forward to spending the day quilting.