Tag: hand printing

Print, Paint, Sew // A Quilt for Jo

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Print, Paint, Sew. My new mantra in life, and maybe the title of my new book (jk, but now that I’ve said it I think I need to make it happen). This quilt was the first time I thought to marry my two favorite art mediums together, and I’ve been on a roll since (my entire… Read more »

The Ginny Gown // a Color Magnet DIY

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I really didn’t mean to take a blogging hiatus, but when we first moved into our house it was so exciting and there were (ARE) so many projects to work on, and so every night I would be like hmm, Blog? Or put up the curtains? Curtains. Blog? Or make a bench? Bench. And then I… Read more »

Hand printing // Wood Grain Tessellation Pillow

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I made this pillow the other night for a friend, and I kinda love it. Wood Grain, PS, is SUPER fun (and speedy!) to carve. I used an eco carve printing to plate, which is a dream to carve, and has a nice larger size which I wanted for this long and skinny (1/2″ by… Read more »

Masking Tape and Color Magnet Bear Tee

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Nothing like a 15 minute project to get your heart pumping. This little bear tee is so simple that you can have it done while you wait for your oatmeal to cook. Okay okay, on the stovetop. But seriously, this is an easy technique using a cool cool product that I’m super excited to show… Read more »

Smashed Glass Maxi // Ombre Block Printing DIY

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Doesn’t this ombre print remind you of broken glass mosaic tiling? I was going to entitle it thus, but it seemed a little excessive. I could have also appropriately named it never-give-up-even-when-you-are-super-frustrated-and-want-to-throw-it-out-the-window- maxi.  Some ideas (it feels like most of mine), seem so brilliant in my head, but once I try them out, I’m usually… Read more »

Llama Llama Bang Bang Tee

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Sometimes sewing is just a big hot mess from start to finish. Some of you follow on Instagram, and know that the other night I attempted another maxi, and it was just bad bad bad. Didn’t even try to salvage that mess. So like the next night I just cut it right up and made… Read more »

Hand-printed Swaddling Blanket

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You may have seen this sweet blanket on Pinterest this past week. I did, and it seemed like the perfect gift for a couple of baby showers I have coming up. How did so many generations of women live without these light gauzy swaddling blankets?? They’re new enough that I never had one for my… Read more »