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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 B J Elder/WA on July 12, 2016 at 9:05am

I think our mojo's taken a vacation and forgot to take us along! LOL  I'm starting to rearrange/paint/muck out my sewing space. Maybe when that is done my mojo will return from its trip.

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 8:19am

Linda, mine's  been missing for quite a while, too! lol

Comment by Charlotte Gustavson on July 12, 2016 at 8:14am

We did something in HS art class using Liquitex and colored tissue paper to "enhance" our paper Mache projects. My memory of the stuff was that it came in matte or gloss and smelled pretty much like white glue. I wonder if that would work as well (or if the stuff still exists! HS was a VERY long time ago! lol) 

Comment by Brenda Crisci on July 12, 2016 at 7:53am

Hi everyone!  Linda...you are correct...we did play with paper fabric and it has been a long time since we tried something new......soooooo...any ideas?  I have recently retired so I should have more "play time"  If anyone has any suggestions...feel free...

Comment by B J Elder/WA on July 12, 2016 at 6:42am

My download on the computer is so slow I haven't been able to pull it up yet. Sounds fun though

Comment by linda harriott/UK on July 12, 2016 at 2:39am

if you go to technique no 3 up in the discussions box we had a try at something very similar back in June 2011. Lots of fun back then don't know where my mojo has gone.

Comment by Gwen Gwinner on July 12, 2016 at 1:28am

I just read through the process Sharon, I agree with Cindy, way cool!  It sounds like a lot of fun. I think I'll give it a try too!

Comment by Cindy on July 11, 2016 at 5:21pm

Way cool, Sharon. Looks very interesting. 

Comment by Sharon on July 11, 2016 at 3:44pm

Just found out a new technique called papercloth- I haven't tried this yet but I am planning to this weekend- here's the link -  http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/media/p/323.aspx 

Comment by Brenda Crisci on November 28, 2015 at 5:37am

Welcome Jon.....yes we have been very quiet.....if there is a technique you would like to experiment with, please feel free to jump on in!  2016 is right around the corner.....we'll see if we can breathe new life into this group.....

 

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