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Welcome, this is a place to try different techniques with other quilters/fiber artists.

If you've been wanting to try new techniques or if you have tried ones that are new to us.....join in!

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2019 May 1st Collage Quilt

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Sharon May 14. 17 Replies

Good morning everyone.  This month we are going to experiment with collage.  To get inspired, take a look on Pinterest for the following artists...Susan CarlsonDanny AmazonasLaura HeinFor our first attempt at this technique, choose a simple…Continue

2019 Fabric shredding/slashing/reverse applique February 4th

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Brenda Crisci Apr 23. 43 Replies

This will be our first experiment. We will start a new technique on the first Monday of each month starting with February. Gather your thoughts, ideas and questions and we will get started on Feb. 4th.  Continue

2019 March 4th Water Soluble Thread and Stabilizers

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Terri D. Apr 22. 9 Replies

This month we will explore different uses for water soluble thread.  Have you purchased a spool of this product only to have it sit on a shelf?  Lets look closer at this wonderful product to see how many uses we can find.I have added stabilizers to…Continue

2019 Techniques to Explore

Started by Brenda Crisci. Last reply by Terri D. Apr 22. 17 Replies

Please list here any and all techniques you would like to learn.  Together we will play, get messy, and create some beautiful, unusual pieces of art.  I'll go first....join in!Paint pouring on fabricWorking with sheersadding mirrors to an art…Continue

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Comment by Ally Bryant on April 24, 2019 at 5:29am

Linda I notice one with soluble stabilizer, I have a roll of that and want to try and make a bowl with all my lovely colourful thread cuttings. Been watching You Tubes about it, will check up above on the forum to see what they use soluble stabilizer for.

Comment by linda harriott/UK on April 23, 2019 at 10:16pm

Ally there are lots of different techniques up in the discussions, we covered a lot a few years back with our illustrious leader.

Comment by Brenda Crisci on April 23, 2019 at 3:35pm

Welcome Ally!  Your cards are beautiful.  We are going to get started on the first of May.  April kinda got away from me.  Not sure what technique we are going to explore ........  stay tuned!

Comment by Ally Bryant on April 23, 2019 at 2:33pm

Thought I would join and see if I can learn some new techniques that I can use on my textile cards.

This is my latest cards.

Comment by Terri D. on April 22, 2019 at 5:56pm

Just found this group, thanks Sharon. Hoping to learn something new and expand my creative world.

Comment by Gwen/OH on January 30, 2019 at 8:21am

ok, I posted in 'Techs to Explore' ; )

Comment by Brenda Crisci on January 14, 2019 at 6:16am

Well, it's 2019.  The last post on this group was July 12, 2016......TOO LONG!  I'm sure we have all learned a new technique (or two) during this time...   OR   ....   we saw one we would like to explore.  I would like to breathe some air into this group.  Lets start by making a NEW LIST of possible techniques we want to learn.  I have added a discussion up top. 

2019 Techniques to Explore.    Let's go!

Comment by linda harriott/UK on July 12, 2016 at 10:37pm

I have just made Jake a Shark to lie in while watching TV and Jess of course wants a mermaid one. Made myself a top and Jess a reversible bucket hat. She is funny about clothes and the dresses I made were never worn. Hope your family trouble resolves soon Cindy,

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 11:42am

Making clothes for little girls has turned out to be a lot of fun! Who knew? lol

Comment by Cindy on July 12, 2016 at 9:52am

Just when I think my mojo is returning, poof it disappears again. I think I had more time to create before we retired. LOL. Now (as of the last coiple weeks) I am loosing my big sewing area. It wasn't totally put together, but we now have DD and enterourage (sp) living with us. This includes a 3 yr old. The area that would have been my studio is now theirs. Hopefully this is temporary until they can get on their feet. (Long story)  But at least we can provide a safe place for them. So I make do until later. Have been making clothes for a little girl right now. A new technique to try would be fun and a nice change.

 

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