Sunday, November 8, 2020

"All is Wright with the World"

I completed the fiber art piece I was making of my husband and his friend fishing. They were on the North Umpqua River in Oregon at a run called "Wright Creek". It shows two long time friends sharing time on a beautiful river. Hence the name, "All is Wright with the World". It measures 38" wide by 40" high.

"All is Wright with the World"

Techniques used include fabric painting, collage, and raw edge applique. Thanks for visiting my blog!

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Casa Romantica

This is a plein air painting that I did at Casa Romantica in San Clemente. Casa Romantica is a historic landmark and cultural center. 

“Casa Romantica Walkway”, 5”x7”, oil 

Friday, July 17, 2020

A Dove Tea Party Details

I thought I'd show some details from my last post, "A Dove Tea Party". Here they are:

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A Dove Tea Party

"A Dove Tea Party", Eileen Wintemute

This is a fiber art piece that I finished recently. I based it on some photos of doves eating bird seed on my patio. I added a tea cup just for a bit of whimsy, I guess. The doves and tea cup were painted with inks. The border was randomly pieced using the method taught by Grace Errea. 

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

A Funky Wrap

I don’t do a lot of crochet work, but I do like to have some projects to work on when lighting isn’t great. It is a good way of keeping my hands occupied while watching TV, for example.

The photo below shows a funky shoulder wrap that I recently completed. I made it using a variety of yarns and didn’t worry about whether the weight of the yarn matched or if the rows were a little off kilter.

I used some vintage buttons to finish it off. I’ll have to wait for cooler weather to make use of it!

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Cactus in the Shrubbery

I went to the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Beach and walked up the trail a little ways and found this spot. There was a cool looking cactus in the shrubbery next to the trail. This is my painting of that cactus.

“ Cactus in the Shrubbery“, 8”x10”, oil

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Two Fishermen

This is the fiber art piece that I’ve been working on for the last few months. It is a depiction of my husband and one of his friends sitting stream side looking at a river. This photo is of the quilt top. My next step is basting and then machine quilting. Whenever I get to this stage it feels like “It’s all downhill from here!”.

I will post more once it’s finished. I hope you are making good use of your home confinement. Although I’m not happy about missing out on my normal life, I do appreciate being able to get through this project.

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