Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Sun Printing Workshop...

A perfect day for Sun Printing

Natural Bristle Brushes

Pebeo Setacolor Transparent Fabric Paints

Pressed Botanicals

We have a full day of sun printing ahead of us!

Larissa paints an apron...

Larissa paints another apron,

presses lupine leaves on top of the paint,

sprinkles kosher salt on top,

it is now ready to set out into the sunshine.

Rose is working on a table runner

This is my class demo piece...

Class Demo......Reveal

Larissa's aprons drying in the sun

Fabrics printing in the sunshine!

Rose with her printed table runner.

Botanical print drying in the sun

Wooden letters print nicely.

Larissa's Apron is a huge success!

Botanical Sun Print

Angela cut out pattern pieces for a shirt...

then sun printed all of the pieces...

She just needs to stitch up her garment!

Galaxy print

Wine and Paint go well together!

It was a perfect day for Sun Printing!

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reveal her apron:

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

Saturday, August 24, 2019

String Quilt......Wedding Quilt

I can finally do the big reveal on this

string quilt...

The top was pieced by the

Then it was turned over to me for

machine quilting:

This quilt is a wedding gift for one of the

quilters in our group...

I had a great deal of fun covering it in feathers!

Congratulations Rachelle and Tyler.

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

Friday, August 2, 2019

Summer Color...Inspiration

This is the time of year that I get so much

COLOR inspiration !

Pink Coneflower

When I walk out the front door,

I am greeted with a punch of color !

Pink Petunias

Star Lily

 Star Lily....Close Up View

Gerber Daisy

Over by the Thread Shed:

Pink Coneflowers

On the side of the Thread Shed:


 Hollyhocks...Close up View

In the Back Yard:

Pink and Yellow Dahlia


Dinner Plate Dahlias...

The blooms are the size of a dinner plate 

for sure !

I spray paint metal bed frames

and use them as flower fencing.

The summer flowers have inspired

my quilting over the years:

Zinnia Quilt...

Zinnia Quilt...Close Up View


Iris...Close Up View

Mother Nature has always been my best friend

when it comes to choosing the colors

in my quilt designs.

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi