Digital, Paper, Fabric

This week I’m drawing digital sketches, making painted paper collage Tucked Under, Painted paper collage by Kathleen Probst and translating some of them into fabric constructions.

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DIY Design Wall for Art Quilters

Textile art by Kathleen Probst   This recipe makes 1 permanently affixed design wall.

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Minus One Opposable Thumb

What would you do if the tools you needed to do your job were taken away?

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napkins and more wings

August is the time for dyeing fabric for me. The hot, dry days of summer are perfect for achieving gorgeous rich colors with hours of afternoon sun. I documented a lot of my process this time around and

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finished work and time alone

I recently finished this piece, Rush Hour. If you subscribe to my monthly newsletter you have already had a look at it. A blue room,would provide a great background for all the white in this piece.

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audition lines and rimples

I often use my computer to audition quilt lines for my textile art. I take a picture of my work after I finish piecing it and bring it up in Microsoft Paint and just draw lines on it. I don’t need anything fancy.

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Alinea #3

Alinea-#3

 Alinea #3 is telling me to keep exploring the idea of sculpting with lines.

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leaf study

Today I’m on the floor working on leaf studies. In designing my art quilts I sometimes flip back to my sketchbook for direction. I had forgotten that I wanted to do leaf studies from the get go.

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Grid Play

I have a new design in the works. All of the leftover leaves from the current Rhythm and Hues piece ended up here. The shapes that form in the negative space intrigue me. Right now these pieces are just directly on the design wall.

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Looking Over My Shoulder

I pieced two more Glimpse pieces last week. Glimpse #4 is under the machine now. I’m adding a lot of dense stitching.   Glimpse #4 (work in process) ©2013 Kathleen Probst I think I will end up adding more colored stitching after I finish the section I’m on. The big wide stitches don’t have the effect I thought

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