Tag Archives: Just for Fun

Observing 746

Here’s a photo from last week’s 746 Observance in my backyard. Missing from the picture are the patient husband, two big dogs, and two very quiet teen-aged boys who got swept up in the positive energy of the day. Here … Continue reading

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Part 4: Simple Piecing that looks Harder

As promised, the final, brief, installment of “What I did on my Summer Vacation”.  Playing with piecing that was easier than it looked. Some of these pictures have been used before, and some of the projects may be from before … Continue reading

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Part Two: Playing with Surface Design

2015 was the Summer of playing with stuff, and that included some “low impact” surface design. Because of travel and other things that were going on, I did just enough of my dyeing and surface design stuff to be happy.  … Continue reading

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Dye-Na-Flow Paints for Sunpainting

            Awhile back I got to do sun painting with Dye-Na-Flow paints from Dharma Trading. They work like the Setacolor (use diluted with water, paint with foam brushes) but are more brilliant, both wet and dry. … Continue reading

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“746 Friendly”

Awhile back a couple of Facebook friends and I shared virtual chuckles about starting a “746” movement like the “420” movement that exists to identify and connect those grateful for the role of cannabis in their lives, lungs and/or brownies. … Continue reading

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Ironcraft Challenge – Castle in the Air

Awhile back Castle in the Air posted a challenge on their website. Come in and pick up a secret “ingredient” and use it in the making of something creative. The “ingredient” was a white, spun cotton object that looked a … Continue reading

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Quilt Lab

I recently stumbled upon a book called “Quilt Lab:The Creative Side of Science,” by Alexandra Winston. By stumbled I mean, browsed it in the online Public Library, checked it out and started to flip through it…. and then ordered a … Continue reading

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