Clothing for the Body & Soul

Jumping the Blues

One of the tasks that I set for myself this year was to go back and visit some of my earlier pieces. I wanted to see how well they had held up over the years, if and how my work had changed and if I still liked them. I had planned to begin with the […]

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Posted by kincy on Wed, September 1 2010 » Garments » 2 Comments

Liberty and Melon For All

A while back, the members of the Central Coast Textile Artists (CCTA) (of which I am a member) decided to do a skinny quilt challenge. For my entry, I decided to go back to one of my favorite images, the watermelon. Since I had lots of strips left over from doing My Favorite Color and […]

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Posted by rachel on Sat, August 21 2010 » Quilt, Uncategorized » 2 Comments

Utterly Blue

The Houston International Quilt Festival has decided to not host the Bernina Fashion Show. Having done five garments, beginning with the Fairfield Show, this is the last piece that I created for the Bernina Fashion Show. My garment was inspired by the wood carvings on an African door. I chose to work with cotton, wool, […]

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Posted by rachel on Tue, February 3 2009 » Garments » 2 Comments

Caped Madness

For those not taking part in 21st century child rearing, dramatic play is what used to be called “dress up” or “cowboys and indians.” … After some carping about boy colors and girl colors, we settled on a package that kept both sides of the aisle happy.

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Posted by kincy on Mon, February 2 2009 » Etcetera » No Comments

It's My Favorite Color

It’s My Favorite Color is the name of the blue coat in the Out of the Crayon series. I made 500 three-inch ninepatches that comprised of over 100 blue fabrics. The fabrics were cotton, silk, hand dyes and linen.

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Posted by rachel on Sat, January 3 2009 » Garments » Comments Off on It's My Favorite Color

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