No, we’re not going to run and jump into puddles, but we are definitely going to play with water — and a few really cool water-based products. Technique #3 from Rubbing Plate Roundup is actually 3 techniques tucked into one section. I call the section Water Color Rubbings and it’s a ton of fun! When […]
Archives for January 2012
We Have A Winner for the Cedar Canyon / Sue Pelland Giveaway!
Congratulations (and a huge hug) to Rosalyn in Stow, MA! Rosalyn is the lucky winner of the Cedar Canyon / Sue Pelland Giveaway. Rosalyn won a copy of Sue Pelland’s Eve’s Garden quilt pattern, one of Sue’s cool curvy rulers, a bunch of paintstik colors and a brush — […]
Recapture The Joy Of Childhood Art With Rubbing Plates and Transfer Crayons
When I asked for submissions for my Rubbing Plate Roundup book, Angela Grasse came through in a very big way. She taught me about using transfer crayons with rubbing plates to make beautiful images on fabric. Are you ready to be transported back to kindergarten? You should be — this is really fun! I’ll be […]
Create Stunning Shaded Appliqué — and a Giveaway!
Shading with Shiva Paintstiks Makes Eve’s Garden Glow! by Sue Pelland I made Eve’s Garden as a challenge quilt for my quilt guild. The theme was “Gardens” and I had always wanted to do this “Garden of Eden” quilt. I had it in my head, and this was the perfect chance to get it out […]
Collaborator Corner: Meet Jeanine Center
I love working on book projects, but I rarely have all the ideas I need to do the best possible job. I’ve learned to ask for help — and I’m always amazed at the results! My most recent book is a perfect example of the wonderful things that happen when I ask for help. Five […]
Ask And Ye Shall Receive — It Works!
Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful time during the year-end holidays and that you are ready to start the new year with a bang. I know I am! One of the big things I learned in the past year is that my mindset is far more important than I ever imagined. When […]