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The Eyes Have It – Part 2

A couple of months ago I did a blog about drawing eyes. I mentioned that someday I would like to rework  the eyes on a quilt I had made of my rescue dog, Koko. A Zoom class became available in September  … Continue reading

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Little 12″ x 12″ samples

I was watching a video where Jenny Grant, a mixed media artist from Sweden, https://www.jennygrantart.com/ was using a credit card to push paint through a stencil onto paper. It made me curious about trying the same method on fabric. I … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It!

This is Koko. We rescued each other years ago. She was my buddy for about 7 years. She was almost 16 when I had to put her down. I was so sad for a long time. She’s been gone about … Continue reading

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Listening (an AH-HA moment)

I struggle with the Winter holidays. The time from Thanksgiving through Christmas is tough. I was talking to my sister about when all this bah humbug stuff might have begun in my life and it boiled down to when my … Continue reading

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Journey’s

Ruth has asked me once again to contribute to this wonderful blog. Thank you for the opportunity! Tesi Vaara I started making traditional quilts in 1986. I was first attracted to Amish quilts because of their simplicity. Back in those … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Lace

Hi all of you amazing felting and fiber Creatives! My name is Tesi Vaara and I do not work with felt but I really enjoy following this blog and seeing your work and your processes! Ruth Lane asked me to … Continue reading

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