Author Archives: ruthlane

Found my Fossil Fish

I made the original fossil fish quite a while ago with the process of paper fabric lamination and a silk screen that I created. It didn’t actually turn out that well so I added free motion machine stitching to enhance … Continue reading

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Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

I recently visited Philadelphia, PA for a hand crafted wholesale market to find new artists for my shop/gallery. One afternoon after we were finished at the market, we decided to walk to South Street since it was a beautiful 70 degree, … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Harmony and Unity

Unity is the presentation of an image that is integrated; an agreement exists between the various elements and they look as if they belong together. Another term for this is harmony. If the various elements are not harmonious, if they … Continue reading

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10th International Shibori Symposium Exhibitions

This is a guest post by Kim of Flextiles. She recently attended the Tenth International Shibori Symposium and I thought you all might to get a glimpse of what she did and saw there. Thanks Kim! My previous post about … Continue reading

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Spring Online Classes

We have several online classes coming up this spring. Don’t miss out! You can sign up now. The fourth module of  Embellishing Felt with Surface Design – A Mixed Media Approach, Free Motion Machine Stitching on Felt is finally ready. The … Continue reading

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1st Quarter Challenge – Fauvism Interpretation

I was attracted to the Fauvism movement due to its simplicity and bright, saturated colors. But when it got down to creating a felt piece, I was a bit stuck. I decided I would use prefelt to keep the simplicity … Continue reading

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Tenth International Shibori Symposium

This is a guest post by Kim of Flextiles. She recently attended the Tenth International Shibori Symposium and I thought you all might to get a glimpse of what she did and saw there. There will be a second post … Continue reading

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