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Another River Festival Success!

I had a great time as a demonstration artist at the 2017 Smoky Hill River Festival! I demonstrated my Silk Fusion techniques this year, and I displayed (and sold!) a variety of my work. Most days were very windy, which

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Coming Soon: The 2017 Smoky Hill River Festival!

I am excited to be a returning demonstration artist at the 2017 Smoky Hill River Festival!  As you may recall, I became a demonstrator at the 2016 Festival at the very last minute (literally, the day before the Festival began),

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Plein Air Event at Rolling Hills Zoo

The weather was perfect and the Rolling Hills Zoo was a beautiful place for an artist to spend Saturday during their recent Plein Air event. I was inspired, not only by the landscape but also by the sights and sounds of

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Silk Fusion Mosaics

The work of Tamara Leberer inspired me to use silk fusion to make a mosaic.  It has been a real treat to play with this idea; I love the way the silk shimmers and the one-inch squares – each different

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Silk Fusion Revisited

I learned to make silk fusion last year (remember Harriot?) I played with it a bit this year but felt little inspiration on using the technique — that is until I saw the work of Tamara Leberer!  I pulled out all

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Salina Country Club Gallery 2016

I am thrilled to be returning to the Salina Country Club gallery during the month of July! I’ve had many compliments on my work – some even before I had finished hanging the pieces in their gallery! I invite all of you to

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Smoky Hill Museum Store

I am pleased to announce that the Smoky Hill Museum is selling my art in their gift shop!  Items included are buttons, headbands, and 5 x 7 matted fiber art pieces.  The 5 x 7 artwork includes Magic Melted sunflower

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Smoky Hill River Festival, 2016!

What an honor and a thrill it was to be asked to be a demonstration artist at the Smoky Hill River Festival!  I had spoken earlier this year with Grace Peterson about my artwork being at the Festival in 2017, which

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Memory Quilts

As I worked on the “cloth weaving” technique (see my earlier blog posting). I began to realize that this was the perfect way to show off Grandma’s old jewelry, hankies, tea towels, buttons, beads, etc.  No longer will those items be

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McPherson Clayworks Gallery Exhibit

It was a privilege to show my art at the Clayworks Disability Supports art gallery, known as One Door North in McPherson. It is a beautiful small gallery with lots of natural light and a warm inviting atmosphere. They took

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