Monthly Archives: August 2011

More Animal Totems

These guys just came home from a local show at the Rural Life Museum called A Gathering of Untold Stories.  It was the latest show for Contemporary Fiber Artists of Louisiana. You may recognize their faces from an earlier post … Continue reading

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Totem Spirits

Three new dolls: These guys are part of a series of spirit figures inspired by some African fabrics and animals.  The fabrics came from a “grab bag” of scraps purchased in Houston at the International Quilt Festival.  I just can’t … Continue reading

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Play Day

My friends Lisa and Susan and I got together for our monthly play date.  The day’s agenda was to create something using stuff in our stash.  So we’ve made all this wonderful stuff and it was time to see if … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, Tell Me No Lies

Finally, she is done.  And just in time before school starts up again.  My first day back at work in the school system was Monday.  Students started on Wednesday, but my first school visits were today, Thursday.  I work part … Continue reading

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Round Robin Dolls

Folk in Fabric, our local doll club, held its monthly meeting today.  Six months ago we started a round robin exchange.  Members had made a blank doll and brought it to the meeting in a paper sack.   For the … Continue reading

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