It's been about 2 weeks since I started on the Waterfall. I wish I had taken a photo before I painted so you could see what it looked like with just the fabric pieced in place. Pretty boring and abstract. In fact, it was a little hard to tackle until I decided to paint. I'm… Continue reading Waterfall I
January means there's a BIG elephant in the room... It's Tax Time. And that meant spending a couple hours in the studio taking inventory. Yes, even the rods of glass. I did count the thick rods, but the thin ones I guesstimated. Then, I had to dig out my old invoices to find out how… Continue reading Fire Up the Torch!
One Weekend... 30 Purselettes 15 Beads (for Zipper Pulls) 30 Straps to go Enjoy the new fabrics - Jennifer Heynan Polka-Dot Garden and Happy Lines, Peanuts, and some lovely upcycled fabrics including taffeta and faux suede. All in-stock Purselettes are currently listed on my Etsy page. Click on the image to the left to make… Continue reading It’s Purselette-PaLooza!
Think Happy! The fabric is called Happy, created by Jennifer Heynen. I think it's impossible not to smile when seeing this fun fabric. And, equally full of smiles... Snoopy and the Gang having fun in the autumn leaves. Both LaDell Tech Bags fit an iPad, and are loaded with pockets… Continue reading New Tech Bags
Little Fishie I: Sara Free-motion quilted cotton and silk (upcycled) Lampwork Glass beads, Czech beads, seed beads 8" x 8" Framed
Stock up now for your Holiday Gift Giving with huge savings in the Funky Dori Etsy Shop! I'm gearing up for many weekends of Art sales, and would love to make room for new products and art pieces. Some of the items you'll find on Clearance: Purse Hooks Pendants Purses AND Purselettes! Big Hole Beads… Continue reading Summer’s Over Sale – It’s CLEARANCE time!
I'm getting ready for a HUGE Arts and Crafts show on Saturday. It's C&C's Unique Boutique, and it'll be held at the Westside Community Center from 9-4. Print this coupon (click on image and then print) for free entry for you and a friend! Stop by my booth, check out all the new artwork, new… Continue reading HUGE Show this weekend!
I love Etsy. I find some of the most amazing art, great prices on supplies, and best of all, new friends. I follow a LOT of artists - their artwork inspires me to either work harder (to make money so I can buy their pieces) or to try new things. This week I am diligently… Continue reading Etsy
Today I worked on a new piece in the 2x8 series. Since 2012 is the year of Tangerine, I thought that would make a nice color scheme for this piece. Small piece-work is definitely a good challenge for the machine and the eyes! This piece is in a custom from Art to Frames. … Continue reading New Piece in the Two by Eight Series
Just finished a 1/2 dozen free-motion quilted flower pins! Totally cute if you ask me... they will be available ($8/ea) at the Florence Mill Farmer's Market on 6/24. Stop in the Mill and say "Hi!"