I finally honed my Adobe Illustrator skills and had fabric printed at Spoonflower. I used a linen/cotton canvas and it works so well for pillows and bags. Looking forward to making more designs-I still love learning and creating new things. You can find them at the shop, handmade & found inside, When Pigs Fly Magic Happens.
Really enjoying trying new #shibori techniques, this is a new stitch with two colors. Also working to get my new web site ready for the launch coming soon. Hope to be able to sale all my designs online. You can still get them at the Art Center @ 319 in downtown Smithfield. Keep checking here for shows and classes.
The weather has been great for working in the dye studio and getting ready for the Tidewater Quilt Guild Show next week. This the best part of my work, planning colors and patterns and seeing them come alive on the cottons linens and silks. Excited to be accepted in An Occasion for the Arts show this fall in Williamsburg. Looking forward to so much creating this summer.
My new fabrics were delivered. I really like the colors, and they are available to order here Angelia*A. You can see some linen and hand dyed fabrics this weekend at the Tidewater Quilt Guild show in Chesapeake. It has been a busy spring and many more things coming up, working on many new pattern and fabric designs.
It has been a learning fall for me. I am trying to convert my hand drawn design ideas to the computer on Adobe Illustrator. In my past career I did a lot of Autocad technical work, it is one thing to make straight lines and measurements and all that using a computer and mouse, it is so tricky for me to make my hand drawings look the way I want on the computer. The boys did buy me a Wacom tablet that lets you draw directly on the screen. I am finally feeling a little more comfortable using it. It is still not quite the same, but if I want to have my designs printed on fabric,in large quantities, I will continue on, it is never too late to learn something new, anyway.