Sunday, January 26, 2014

Fabric Dyeing at the Palace...

All set up for fabric dyeing today...

The Palace kitchen is now a Dye Studio!

Kathi is joining me...

Let the games begin...

I am dyeing a 108 inch quilt backing...

108 inch Quilt Backing.....washed and dried

Amethyst and Azure Blue

Amethyst and Azure Blue.....washed and dried

Sky Blue and Power Berry

Azure Blue and Turquoise

Lemon Squeeze and Sky Blue

Last fall I soy waxed over hand dyes:

I cut a car sponge for hot wax stamping...

Soy Wax stamping on green hand dye...

Soy Wax stamping on orange-pink hand dye...

The soy wax fabrics are ready to be over-dyed...

Over-dyeing the pink soy wax fabric...

Over-dyeing the green soy wax fabric...

Green Fabric....washed and dried

Orange-Pink Fabric.....washed and dried

The cracks in the soy wax look great!

Our first day fabric dyeing at the Palace

 was a success!

CLICK HERE to view more Fabric Dyeing

CLICK HERE to view Surface Design

CLICK HERE:  to see My Quilts

May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi


Permission 2 Play

Healing Stitches Exhibit

at Lunafest

LaSells Stewart Center
Corvallis, OR

January 25, 2014

Healing Stitches Exhibit

Art Quilts created by the members of

Collage Heart Display

Our volunteers hang the exhibit:

P2P Student......Kathy Haywood

P2P Instructor.....Kathi Borrego

More than 130 quilts on display

Notan Display

Woven Quilts Display

Bugs & Butterflies Display

Metal on Quilts Display

Zinnia Raffle Quilt

Donated to the Women's Cancer Coalition

Created By:

Many Thanks to everyone 

who made this evening possible.

A special thanks to:

Collage Heart Class......Permission 2 Play

gathered together to create

Collage Heart
By: Liz Hoffman

Our Guest Instructor:

Liz Hoffman

After Liz discussed her collage technique...

The students got right with it!

Liz prepared handwritten words on fabric

The students began filling in 

the background areas...

Yummy Fabric Scraps...

After the background is filled in:

the students filled in the heart...

Heart Collage.....ready to be fused down

Let the stitching begin...

Many of the students chose to 

embellish with embroidery

Applying Foam Core board

so the hearts can be displayed.

Many Thanks Liz for a FUN collage class!

Collage Hearts

Next Class:

Thursday, February 27, 2014 @ 1:00
Philomath, OR

CLICK HERE to view:  P2P Classes

Permission 2 Play is a FREE class offering for cancer 

diagnosed patients.

No Experience is necessary to participate.

All supplies are provided for the students.

Classes are held at JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop in 

Philomath, Oregon

If you are interested in joining this class contact:

LuAnn Kessi

Many Thanks to JanniLou Creations Quilt Shop in 

Philomath, Oregon for your support. This class
would not be possible without you!

A BIG Thank You to OSU Folk Thrift Store, Mary's 

River Quilt Guild and those who provide funding to 

purchase the needed supplies for these FREE classes 

offered to cancer diagnosed patients.

Our Best To You,

Nancy Bryant
Virginia Gregory
Kathi Borrego
LuAnn Kessi