A commisioned art quilt. A flame tree;
I’m posting a few pictures along the way, as I work on my latest art quilt commission. Feel free to look over my shoulder if you’d like to follow my progress along the way. As I mentioned in my last post, this art quilt was commissioned by a psychologist in Australia. The subject she chose was an exotic tree called theContinue reading “A Look Over My Shoulder, Work Continues On My Latest Commission.”
If you’ve noticed I haven’t been around much, lately. I’ve been keeping mighty busy working on a new commission from an Australian psychologist. To She has given me a very interesting project. My client wants a large art quilt with a beautiful Australian tree called a royal poinciana as the subject. I’d never heard ofContinue reading “I Never Knew, So Many Wonderful Things Waiting To Be Discovered”
Mixing Different Periods & Styles “My favorite thing about decorating is mixing different periods and styles. If you have something that’s old, and you really do want to mix those styles, then you have to add something that’s obviously modern with it. You can’t put a kind of a mediocre thing in the middle.”Continue reading “Decorating Tips From The Pros-#1”
A few ideas to give a tired room a fresh up. It can be done for a lot less than you might think. My friend wanted to give some umpth to her living room. She wanted to freshen it up without spending a lot.
Here are some things I really like, you might too. I like my camera If you look at the photos above, you can see photos taken with some difficult lighting situations,. Here’s how my camera handled them.But not only did it take a picture, but it took some rather rather cool photos becauseContinue reading “Some Nifty Great Stuff I Use In Making Art Quilts”
I’ve been working on several new projects recently. Here’s one I’ve finished. It has cheerful bright color and thread painting also a smaller size with a smaller price tag. .We all have different budgets, needs, and priorities, owning original art mqy be impracticl.However, some would really love to own an original art quilt.
Time to for spring cleaning, thin out all the unused junk & clutter from the last year.! It is so hard to get rid of perfectly good things. Things that I like but never used, p say that if you haven’t used a thing in a year, throw it out. You don’t need it. My answer to the is “Pasha” .HaveContinue reading “I’m Barb and I’m a fabric hoarder. “
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free” Have you ever heard that quote by Michelangelo? It’s one of my favorites. I think it is very relevant when thinking about inspiration. In an earlier post a question was raised, where do you find inspiration?