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Simple Landscapes with Stitch and Paint │ Tutorial

A few years ago, I started to dye my own fabrics. Another adventure in surface design: so many colours, so may possibilities. Dyeing fabric using Procion dyes is a lengthy process: preparing the dyes in different colours and the soda ash solution, scour the fabric, the buckets. And then waiting for a few days before […]

History of Landscape Art

When I think about landscapes, a myriad of images come to mind; not just those created with fabric, but with paper, paint, and a combination of elements. I decided to investigate the history of landscape art. Summarized below is what I found. Landscape painting is the depiction of natural scenery in art; landscapes may capture […]

A Tutorial on Making Words with Quilting

When I originally created this project the word Dream was meant as inspiration to follow your dreams and to encourage pleasant dreams. Though this still holds true I think that it now holds the added meaning of hope for our future. I dream of a time when we will once again be able to attend […]

The concept and importance of RESILIENCE

2020 was a difficult year for most, adapting to a whole new way of life. From a personal standpoint, the pandemic was but one of the events that changed my life. That, paired with personal loss and everything that brought about, and then the loss of my job made for a complicated year. One of […]

A Close Look at Couching

Welcome back to another installment of “In the Studio …” I remember the day the world stopped: March 13th, 2020. Suddenly, the world was thrust in the middle of a tsunami of news, troubling reports and conflicting information about the seriousness and dangers of the Covid-19 virus. Read more in our Issue 55. Ana Buzzalino […]

The Seed and Your Personal Growth as a Quilter

Are you working to improve your quilting skills but just aren’t seeing results? Have you started new quilts and hit snags or difficulties and then given up only to add it to your pile of unfinished projects? Do you have a quilting goal for yourself, but it just seems out of reach? Read more in […]