Wearing my 'art on my sleeve

A recent studio play session yielded a personal frivolity: an mp3 player case for my personal use. I’ve fitted it with a piece of velcro for an adjustable armband, but one could just as easily make a belt loop. Did I mention that I made myself a matching coffee cup sleeve? Nice to have time…

Why stop now? More holiday craziness….

Yes sir! When you already have more projects than can reasonably be accomplished before the 25th, add one more! These mug holders are taken from D’Arcy-Jean Milne’s article in the most recent edition of Quilting Arts (Winter 2006, Issue 24, pages 68-70) and are a rather fun way to use up some scraps. I’m also…

"It's like some kind of torture,"

“We’ll have to start to sew.” (with sincerest apologies to fans of The Muppet Show) This project was started with the best of intentions a little over five years ago. It’s a wedding quilt for my sister and her husband who are (fortuitously) still happily married. I worked frantically at it for some time and…

A colourful addiction

Last night’s free-form low-water immersion foray was exhilarating and inspirational, not to mention relaxing. I’d had a rather long day and dyeing the bejeezus out of a pile of cotton was just the release I needed. This lot is on a Northcott silk cotton and was done without urea and with fairly concentrated dye mixtures….

Online sales

I’ve just gotten my online sales up and running and things seem to be smoothing out wrinkle-wise. I’ll be adding things over the coming days, as I get the photography done and have a chance to work through inventory. I can be found at http://www.Vickyth.etsy.com . The shop can also be reached through the links…