Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Fiberart For A Cause: Day six
Fiberarts For A Cause: Day five
Susan Sorrell is a fiber artist living in South Carolina
Describing herself as a "southerm fried folk artist, her work captures the whimsey of the monment.
She has generously donated three small collages to this years auction, The Paint Brush, The Storm and The Flower.
Treat your self to another look at the works that are part of this years auction.
Fiberart For A Cause: Day four
This morning I am featuring Jan Rich's beautiful silk shibori jacket. Jan is an multi talented artist working in Omaha, Nebraska.
It is a kimono style jacket made from Gunma Prefecture silk organza that was resist scoured, then resist dyed using origami shibori. Woad extract was used to produce this unique blue.
Monday, February 25, 2008
Fiberarts For A Cause day three
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Fiberarts For a Cause - preview day two
Today's artist is Terry Grant from Portland, Oregon. She donated one of her favorite pieces Judith's Garden for the anction.
Terry lost both of her parents to cancer ... her words explain why she is pleased to be part of Virginia;s efforts.
" I feel I lost them both far too soon and I miss them every day. I am always glad to do whatever I can to help raise funds for cancer research."
Friday, February 22, 2008
Fiberart For A Cause
The artwork, includes art quilts, beaded jewelry, and wearable art, and is now available for preview by clicking here.
The artists included are Frances Holliday Alford, Terry Grant, Jay Rich, Susan Sorrell, Del Thomas, Larkin Van Horn, Laura Wasilowski, Leni Wiener, Maggie Winfield and me.
Today I share one of the works with you. Approaching Storm by Leni Weiner.
Please take time to check out all the wonderful work.
Sunday, February 03, 2008
Gem and Mineral Show
Here piles of beads for $1.50 per strand Bali Silver by the kilo