Monthly Archives: September 2012

casual fridays: kitty cats, polka dots, pigtails and kick-ass boots

so i’m sorry for the awful photo.  i’ve been waiting to debut this outfit for four weeks (since before we lost my mom), and wouldn’t you know i was staying with my dad instead of with my usual computer today.  … Continue reading

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keeping busy

we started “camp” back up today. with plenty of help, as you can see.   we started with a few basics.  my sister worked on her “assignments” from alabama studio sewing+ design while we also busted the silk screens back … Continue reading

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on finding solace through sewing

goodbye, mel:  october 6, 1952 – saturday, september 8, 2012 i am devasated but also relieved to let you know that my mother passed away this evening.  she was home, with us–the cats were locked up–and she let me have … Continue reading

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full post on screenprinting

so, as i mentioned, i had this noodle about using a doodle from peter max as part of my “collection” inspired by my house and my mom. (several of you are nodding your heads and rolling your eyes and saying, … Continue reading

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First screen print!

Hoping to try on fabric tonight. Stay tuned…

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Screenprinting trials

Because I can’t help myself, I’m also currently obsessed with trying to screen print. Initially I will make paper prints but the goal is to silk screen fabric as part of my “collection”. I admit, I got the idea from … Continue reading

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day two of making a mess

we were so encouraged by yesterday’s experiments that we trudged ahead today with some more advanced techniques.  my sister remained convinced that her spirals and “bowel resection” were muddy, so went for a simple color scheme and even more spirals. … Continue reading

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