Category Archives: Costume/Textile

Textile and Costume arts

A Splash Of Color

Actually, it involves LOTS of splashes and lots of colors–I think we had 43 colors this year at our Annual Dyeing Days event. As always, it was a marathon event, spanning 10 days of mixing, dying, rinsing, washing and of … Continue reading

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Fringed floral fantasy!

A summer time face pendant with a flowered babushka head wrap and beaded embroidery shows off  luscious fringe in beautiful  shades of berries and teal with long crystal twist  is a great example of the fun can that come from … Continue reading

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Miniature Polymer Clay Mask Swap 2009

Whew! What a huge undertaking, and what wonderful, amazing small rewards! I mean small as in “miniature”, or specifically “fits inside a three inch square” (more or less). Several years ago I was invited to take part in a Polymer Clay … Continue reading

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Spirit Doll Kits

Judith Skinner and I are VERY busy getting things prepared because we will be doing the Houston International Quilt Festival November 1-4 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston Texas. All sorts of new faces, jewelry, kits and … Continue reading

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