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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Stay Pawsitive! Animal Rescue Fundraiser

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"Redeemed Love" & Rescued Love" 
 6 inch X 6 inch fiber art collages for the Stay Pawsitive Animal Rescue Fundraiser.

Top - 2 strands orange Running Stitch and Cross Stitch applique screen fiber & black Pearle cotton Ladder Stitch around heart. Machine quilted, gelli print dog & hand written dots and "love love".
Bottom - 2 strands gray Cross stitch. Hand written "woof", orange machine quilted & gelli printed dog.

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"Pawsitively Love " is my 3rd piece that will be donated for Stay Pawsitive! Animal Rescue.

6 inches X 6 inches. Using my dog cookie cutter for the shape, 3 strands navy Running Stitch & Seed Stitch. Yellow Chain Stitch far left. Orange Back Stitch to applique the screen fiber bone onto Navy Running Stitched white mess. Gray Cross Stitch on pink batik, stamped paw and hand written love, love.

Last detail for this 3rd donation piece 
Is black machine stitching around the paw and rose edge stitching.

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Rusted Fabric Challenge - "Redeemed Remnant" ?

I am getting back to this rust dyed fabric collage that 
I have heavily embroidered. 
Instead of traditional machine attached binding,
 I chose to keep this composition totally 100% hand created.
So, hand torn orange batik fabric was attached by hand

 with 3 strands teal DMC Running Stitch & Cross Stitch.
You can view the process here, here & here.
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Friday, December 22, 2017

Cranberry & Teal Embroidered Quilted Heart Progress

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Using a client's favorite colors of teal & cranberry,
I've been adding lots of embroidery to this 
quilted heart.
There's teal Seed Stitch, Feather Stitch, Cranberry
Colonial Knots, Running Stitch and light yellow
Sprout Stitches.  
Great way to relax in the evenings and continue with
the #ayearinstitches.
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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Jesus Birthday Fabric Banner

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I've had this Quilted Art banner in the thought process
for quite some time.
Since I mostly decorate with blue at Christmas,
the stars in various blues with black ultra Suede
letting works great for my space.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Grandkids' 2017 Christmas Ornaments

The iconic Berlin little traffic signal man 
is a special shape for me since my daughter and her family live in Berlin.
These Amplemann and girls are in each
grandchild's favorite color.
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Day 331 #Ayearinstitches

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Hard to believe  #ayearinstitches - stitching daily
is almost complete for 2017.
It's been a good practice and I'm pondering next year.
Light teal "Y" Stitch to applique beige/teal batik to brown batik.
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Monday, November 27, 2017

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Monday, November 20, 2017

"Hope" Modern Female Silhouette Finished

"Hope" is 6th in a spontaneous series honoring women.
 Hand applique collage of hand painted purple fabric,
 green / yellow color lifted fabric on a majestic deep purple twill fabric. 
The female silhouette "dress" is hand embroidery embellished with various stitches as part of participating in the #ayearinstitches challenge. 
Measuring 28 inches wide X 27 inches long, 
it is completed with a hanging sleeve making it ready to hang.
$350 available here
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rust Dying Fabric | Orange....Me?

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Day 317 #ayearinstitches 
A fiber artist friend challenged our group to rust dye 
a remnant from the mill her relatives ran many years ago.
 I gathered tomato paste and cans and lids 
and put my piece outside, 
prayed with vinegar and waited for the elements to create design. 
Several days later I looked and the fabric was 
under a layer
 of red clay silt from recent rains and very orange.
 After several washings,
 it's ready for embroidery layered on batik fabrics. 
2 strands teal Running Stitch and Cross Stitch.
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Saturday, November 11, 2017

"She Is Not Afraid" Label

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I added the label to this piece and gave her a name.
"She Is Not Afraid" label is emboidered using
a green Y Stitch. 
Here's the front and
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here's a close up of the Chain Stitch outline
and black hand quilting within the silhouette.
16 inches wide X 21 inches long and 
she's available - $250.
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Day 311 #ayearinstitches

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It's not often I have a name for a composition
before it's complete. Sometimes, naming
a piece can be quite difficult.  
But this name , "JOY" 
came to me a few days ago. 
"Joy" is getting more detail.
The White Pearle cotton Seed Stitch
on the linen hankie is complete. 
Brown Back Stitch for her hand and neck.
Black Back Stitch for her hair.
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Framed Red Batik Flower Bouquet

Somehow, this piece didn't make it to the blog until now.
This 3 red batik flower bouquet features hand embroidery 
highlights in purple, blue and black stitching on each flower.
 Green batik stems are also embellished with hand embroidered. 
Set on a machine quilted yellow batik background 
that incorporates some red stitching whimsy. 
This composition was created during the 
@ayearinstitches Challenge where I worked a bit on it each day until completed.
Framed on a black panel board and ready to hang. $125
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Saturday, October 28, 2017

"Hope" #ayearinstitches Continues

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A recent camping adventure afforded many hours in the car which
equals many opportunities to hand stitch.
I'm not sure "Hope" is complete.  I still plan to put the word
"hope" on it to the left, I think.
Composed of deep purple twill background, green/yellow shibori fabric I created 
at Surface Design group, under a fabric I hand painted light purple some time ago.
The female silhouette incorporates Running, Chain,
 Ladder, Daisy, Y, Cross, Buttonhole & Colonial Knot Stitches. 
You can follow along daily on my Facebook page.
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Friday, October 6, 2017

Fall Scarf Season

It's Fall and it's fun scarf season and there's only 7 left that my granddaughter and I created together. (3 red, 3 green & 1 black)
Batik, ribbon & Jersey fabric. Very comfortable.
I wear mine a lot. 

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Female Silhouette Heart Art Stitching Challenges

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Day 270 #ayearinstitches 
Stitching on this blue batik heart so it remains visible 
and yet allows the yellow silhouette 
to keep the focus is a bit challenging. 
Today, I added Cross Stitch (left), Chain Stitch (right) 
and a Straight Stitch Circle (center). 
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Female Silhouette on Quilted Heart Art

#ayearinstitches creations continue and this Quilted Heart Art is complete.
It has subtle extensive hand embroidery stitching
on an improvisational stitched heart and features
a navy blue Chain Stitch embroidered female silhouette.
Re-purposing specialty hand dyed fabric remnants
 is my favorite method of creating

Mounted on a 10 inch X 10 inch black painted wood panel
 and ready to hang. 
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Saturday, September 23, 2017

"Morning Song" SOLD

Morning Song Quilted Art  Collage Wall Hanging by juliebagamary
Living in the Western NC mountains and a large bedroom window 
offers me  this peaceful morning scene 
as the cheerful birds begin the day with song. 
A blueberry twig from our woods was used for the hand embroidered design 
over the morning sun in this collage of rust dyed, 
 hand dyed, and cotton fabrics. 
2 appliqued birds have hand embroidered legs and big stitch embroidery 
enhances the machine quilting.
2 additions birds make a special label on the back of the Wall Quilt. 
Approximately 30  inches X 21 inches. 
Thank you Twigs & Leaves Gallery in Waynesville, NC
for carrying my Quilted Fiber Art. 
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