Painting experiments at the ideaXfactory

Painting experiments at the ideaXfactory

July 20, 2013Mixed Media

This is a painting that I started from a page of doodles in my sketchbook. I traced the drawings into Inkpad on my iPad and the background shapes and colors. Now I’m in the process of transferring it onto a large 48″ x 36″ canvas.

First Quilter in Space

First Quilter in Space

May 28, 2013Inspiration

Today Karen Nyberg is launching to the International Space Station, and according to this NBC Science article, will be the first quilter in space. The article brings up some interesting complications of sewing in space including the challenge of keeping the work still because it wants to float and having to watch for stray threads … Read More

Yarnbombing for St. Patrick’s Day

Yarnbombing for St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2013Craft, Yarn Bomb

  If you’ve been to my Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts recently, you’ve probably see lots of yarn bombing photos. We started a yarn bomb group at the ideaXfactory last fall and since, we meet every week, have been getting lots of projects done. When we found out the St. Patrick’s Day parade is scheduling … Read More

Sweater for a Ginko Tree and more Yarn Experiments

Sweater for a Ginko Tree and more Yarn Experiments

December 19, 2012Craft, Yarn Bomb

The little ginko tree outside the ideaXfactory started looking a little sad after it lost its leaves as the weather got colder, so we’ve been adding a few things. Like a tree sweater. Actually it sort of start as a turtle neck I knitted, (heh) and then I’ve been slowing adding arms. My friend Penny … Read More