Girl Meets Art

the evolution of a visual artist

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Fits any machine

My Mom had some truly neat retro packaging (well, it wasn’t retro to her!). Included in the stash I acquired was a box with a darning foot that trumpeted its… Continue reading →

In some circles

About a year ago, I started using the Aeropress coffee maker, which comes with small circular micro-filters. Ever the packrat for possible collage use, I began collecting the used, dried… Continue reading →

Borders and lines

I’ve been working away on a Art House Sketchbook Project piece, with the theme Borders and Lines. I knew once I selected the theme that I was going to deconstruct… Continue reading →

Patterning by the rules

A couple of weeks ago, I discovered the work of Andrea Way, and became mesmerized by detail, use of color and — given my logical bent — the idea of… Continue reading →

Not suitable

It started with a strip of selvage and was nurtured by my abiding skewed sense of humor. Over the summer of 2012, I attended the Arrowmont School for the first… Continue reading →

All buttoned up

Last year, I bought bags of retro buttons for a project making felt and button brooches. Well, my interest ran out long before my supply of buttons did. So a… Continue reading →


Having recently finished reading Cut & Paste, I got an itch to try my hand at collage. As I am discovering, a key to collage is being able to see… Continue reading →

Walking the walk

This is the first piece in my dead-tree newspaper collage series, sparked by reading Cut & Paste: 21st Century Collage. In early September,

May flowers

In my ongoing experiments with free-motion sewing, I started playing around with a piece of scrap fabric with a spring green palette. I attempted to sketch some shapes in pencil

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