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Karen Nickelson found this orphaned wallhanging at the Goodwill.  Felt like the very light center looked like a bullseye, a distraction from the beautiful colors.  Hummm! Here’s her solution. She chose Shiva Iridescent Paintstiks and a stencil to help add some interest, texture and color to the center.  Helped to pull the piece together.  And […]

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Karen Nickelson has been at it again.  She used one of my Snow Dyed Fabrics, a Payne’s Gray Paintstik and a stencil to create this table runner.  

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Karen Nickelson made this wall-hanging after visiting the Sawtooth Mountains in Idaho this Summer.  She worked from a couple of photos.I love the reflection in the lake and the clouds in the mountains. Take note of the dead snags in the foreground of this photo. Karen opened almost every piece of snow dyed fabric I […]

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The Dragonfly and Ginkgo Leaf Jacket is one of the first pieces of clothing I made using paintstiks and stencils.  It was the most nerve racking by far.  I had just enough Hand Dyed Fabric to make the jacket, any mistakes could have been fatal. The dragonflies are all done using Iridescent Silver, with a […]

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Fire Tree was inspired by wildfires, the colors and intensity of the wildfires are breathtaking and frightening at the same moment.  Yes, I was up-close to several wildfires during my years of guiding in Alaska.  It is a sight that stays with you. Fire Tree started with a Hand Marbled Fat Quarter of Fire in […]

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I was asked for photos of some of my Paintstik Projects, only to discovered I am a bit behind at posting a few things.  Spring Maze/Autumn Haze is two blocks and just by changing the setting you can create two completely different quilts.  This is the Spring Maze version.  I concluded that the blocks were […]

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That was then and this is now!

This Winter I received this in the mail.  This is a group of photos taken of my very first booth setup at a quilt snow.  If I remember correctly it is at La Conner Quilt Fest 2004.  At that time I just had Hand Dyed Marbled Fabric, a few sample, pillows and Framed Hand Marbled […]

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Marbled Arts presents: Fun with Paintstiks & Stencil on Fabric Basic Supplies – Fabric                                            Paintstiks Painters Tape                              Brushes (Paintstik & Stencil) Freezer Paper                              Stencils Parchment Paper                       Cirta-Solv Paper Towels                              Sharp Knife Handy Wipes Misc. Supplies – Not necessary, but sure make life more fun. Grip-N-Grip                            Permanently Repositionable Spray Preparation Pre-wash fabric […]

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