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  • Re: Hello from North Carolina - I have a question...

    I started by reading and reading and reading some more. Then I got very confused! I finally purchased a book by Melanie Testa, "Inspired to Quilt" that has recipes to follow step by step to prepare fabric and to "paint with dyes." Her book however, does not go into dyeing large batches...
    Posted to Say Hello! (Forum) by amybharry on 5 Jul 2009
  • Re: Hi from Metro Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Hi Carolyn, I am also a procrastinating quilter, often finding other things to do rather than trying just one thing, I don't even get as far as the fabric stage. There are sketchbooks but mostly bits of paper are all over the place with ideas and experiments all over them - often I find I have a...
    Posted to Say Hello! (Forum) by Lesley@16 on 26 May 2009
  • Hello from Flagstaff, AZ!

    Hi, all. My name is Judy Sall, and I am an art and landscape quilter from Flagstaff, AZ. I have been an artist/crafter since I was a small girl, but only in the past couple of years have I really become involved with making quilts. My primary creative outlet for the past 11 years has been tie-dye clothing...
    Posted to Say Hello! (Forum) by tiedyejudy on 16 May 2009
  • Re: When were you able to describe yourself as an artist?

    I started calling myself and artist about 9 years ago, as I think on it. I do have some formal 'art training' I went to the Fashion Institute for a two year degree in Textile/Surface Design. After school, I got a job as a Poster Restoration Artist. I felt a little set back because my art training...
    Posted to Say Hello! (Forum) by MellyT on 9 May 2009
  • Re: Inspired to Quilt

    I forgot to add that I also have an author's blog right on this web site !
    Posted to Interweave Books (Forum) by MellyT on 3 May 2009
  • Re: Inspired to Quilt

    Yo Mells, Can you explain a little bit about the video prompts here and how they work? I think people would be eager to hear about them. Everyone: I have to say Melanie (ake Mells, Melly) is my idol. I want to create art like her when I grow up! (And I also want to go with her to her parents' house...
    Posted to Interweave Books (Forum) by Pokey on 2 May 2009
  • Hello and intro

    So hello everyone! Welcome. I am really excited to have this community and look forward to meeting and friending folks. Today, my book is being released and I feel like it is a birthday or something!! The book really didn't take long to do, if you consider 12 hour days for about 7 months straight...
    Posted to Interweave Books (Forum) by MellyT on 1 May 2009