While sorting some trinkets I came across some charms I made with Shrinky dinks, loose and mismatched beads and instead of keep sorting away, I got inspired to put my found items to use. Because I like working small, I think these eventually will be some type of wearable art. They are mini-quilts, with trinkets.… Read More Quilted talismans
I have several jars of buttons. All kinds of pretty buttons. Small, big, shiny, colorful. The problem is when I am looking for something I have to empty the whole jar to look through, and then maybe the next jar, and the next. So it was the case the other day. I am not sure… Read More Mini wearable quilts
I have been creating, I just haven’t had the time for the additional step: posting here. I am working on a couple of submissions that are due soon. And I am looking forward to a couple more magazines coming out soon, that will have my work in it. Stay tuned, as soon as they are… Read More Stitched Hearts
A handful more shrinky dinks turned into artful necklaces. I used ribbon for the necklace-chain part and stamps for the images on the shrinky dink plastic. They all are mini-pockets, to hide something small and special.
These are not new, but I had forgotten about them. A few months ago I made them in a sort of rush, as I had to send them off to a publisher. They arrived back a few days ago. It’s a true collaboration work: photographs by David Miller, assemblage by me. I added ribbon for… Read More Photo-shrinky-fiber works
I’ve been scavenging thrift and antique stores for old keys, but haven’t found anything to my liking. I was surprised to find something fairly close to what I was looking for at Michaels. It wasn’t even in the jewelry section. I found some keys in the paper/scrapbooking area. And they were on sale, so I… Read More Keys, chains and fabric scraps
Some work in progress, my work table has about 10 of these with different images and in different stages of completion. If you are wondering what they are, they will eventually be necklaces. They are about 2″x2″. What are they made off? Here is a list of materials: shrinky dink paper, stamps, ink, coloring pencils,… Read More Work in progress…