Monday, September 19, 2011

Scanned Art

I enjoy dabbling, experimenting. Whatever you want to call it. Before I got into quilting in 1980, I was experimenting, like so many others at that time,  with needlepoint, blackwork, cross-stitch, etc.

More recently I have tried scanned art and painting on fabric, which I now want to also embellish.

Experimenting with light.

Dandelion flowers and seeds.

Dandelion seed puff with its own leaves and an leaflets from an unknown bush.

I'm still cogitating on these two small painted squares.

Barbara Brackman had a post recently about Penguin Threads' latest releases.  The cover designs were done by Jillian Tamaki.  You can order from Amazon here.

I was so taken with the designs of the books covers that I had to go explore the artist's website and blog.  Click here to see her working on the book covers. Do take the time to explore her blog. I especially enjoyed her Frequently Asked Questions as well as her artwork itself.

Do you have your own blog? Or do you document your work/life somehow in a notebook or scrapbook or journal? Share your stories with us!

Karen in the Islands


  1. Interesting article. I love your family quilt.

  2. WOW! I marvel at such feats of memory and organization!.....My memory is more like a file cabinet that has been dumped out mixed up and then stuffed full again....the information is all there its just really hard to find it!

  3. Hi Karen!
    Greetings from Finland! Your blog is fantastic! Thank you for it!!! :) I'll have to come back again and again... Have a nice day! :)

  4. Thank you, Ullan, for stopping by and for taking the time to leave a comment. I very much enjoyed your most recent quilt!