Monthly Archives: July 2019

I’m Teaching In 2 Weeks!

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I have two classes I’m teaching at The Weavers Guild of Minnesota in 2 weeks! I couldn’t be more excited!

One class is on how to make this lovely scarf, pictured above, and the other is how to spin fiber from reclaimed factory waste. I’m so excited! Everyone knows how much I love Minnesota, and it has been so long since I’ve taught an actual class. I’m a little nervous! I guess the hardest part will be making sure I pack everything! Wish me luck!

Follow the jump for more pictures of the scarves and pictures of the reclaimed yarn! Continue reading

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I’ve Been Working… I Promise

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I know I haven’t posted much lately, but I swear it’s because I’ve been busy! I did get sidetracked by some health problems, but I’m back on my game! I really want to tell everyone what I’ve been working on, and now I have enough of it done that I can share!

I’ve been fabric printing! I know, that doesn’t sound super exciting, but trust me, it’s not like what you’re used to! I’ve been collaborating with two amazing artists: Beau Brokop, an amazing photographer and digital artist, as well as Cayton Cox, and amazing photographer. I’m making the fabric palettes, using my amazing quilting skills, obvs, and then printing their art on it! It gives a result that is astounding, as well as painfully beautiful to look at!

Over a dozen pieces are currently on display at Promise You Art House, and if you are in the 219 area this weekend, you should check out their event for the new show opening!

The featured image on this article is a piece from Beau Brokop, and it’s a 15″ by 15″ wall hanging quilt! It’s currently on display at Promise You Art House. I’ve printed about 50 of these images on fabric so far in sizes ranging from 5″ by 7″s to 24″ by 24″ wall hanging pieces. This is extra rewarding for me, because I’ve been thinking and dreaming this up for months! I started work on it in March, and I’ve just kind of exploded with it since then!

I’ve been printing on all sorts of fabric, and trust me, there were mistakes, and things that didn’t turn out, but for the most part I’ve made some amazing prints. I think I might even be teaching a class on it next spring in Minnesota! Also, anyone let me know of any places around Chicago or Northwest Indiana I can teach or lecture about it!

Check out some of the images I’ve been printing after the jump! Continue reading

Promise You Art House – Highland, IN

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Promise You Art House! You should all know this place! It’s one of my favorite galleries, and it’s right by my day job, so you know I’m a frequent visitor! I’ve had work here on and off for the past year, and you should definitely go and check it out!

They have an event this weekend that I’ll be lurking around at! It’s Highland, Indiana’s FIRST and ONLY tattoo-themed art gallery exhibit, and it is coming straight for your goosebumps courtesy of the Promise You Family and some of Northwest Indiana’s very best tattoo artists.

You can also check out my recently printed pieces there! Follow the jump to see those! Continue reading

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