Other Fiber Art

Berks in Stitches video

Here is a little video of Berks in Stitches, currently on display at Art Plus Gallery in West Reading. And, a link to the show: https://art-plus-gallery.square.site/berks-in-stitches And in case that wasn’t enough to pique your interest, an article in a local paper. https://smartnews.link/w/gcBs It has been really fun to meet friends and visitors to the […]

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Little Collages

During Autumn and holiday season, I participate in more art fairs than other times of the year. While it is gratifying to get feedback from those who come to look, my sales have not been great. My current remedy is to make more small collages that aren’t as labor intensive as my hand-sewn art quilts.

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My 2019 Resolutions

I’m finally getting around to blogging my 2019 art resolutions.  Hey, it’s still January, right?  That’s not so bad. First, I’m going to make 2019 my the year of Instagram. I’ve learned just enough from listening to the blog Artists Helping Artists by Leslie Saeta to get me psyched. I plan to post every day:

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A Little Cone Tree

I read a blog post by S. Marsh. C. on making a cone shaped Christmas tree.  She used jute twine, wrapping around a cone of brown paper. It gave me an idea of how to use some twisted cloth strip cord that I make compusively. I saw the method on Pinterest a few years ago

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Day 30 Tweetie and Old Lace

Finally, we’ve arrived at Day 30.  Tweetie and Old Lace is another piece that started out as a screen print, then got embellished. Tweetie went with me on vacation, and received a lot of stitching and attention during the long hours in the car. This is one of the small “gems” that I’ll frame and

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Day 19 Cat and Swirls

Another cat from my screen printing venture– a class at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts taught by Abby Ryder.  The additional stamping and embroidery give her some extra character and interest. Martha Ressler Cat and Swirls Art Quilt 7 x 5″

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Day 7, Franklin Street Games

This tiny art quilt, just 2 x 8″ will actually be a mural. Artist Michael L Miller of West Reading is organizing a project called West Reading Museum of Temporary Art and Personal Histories. He gathered the stories of 120 residents, from past to present, and matched the stories with 120 artists who will create

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