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About my process: I mount white cotton fabric in a 12 inch hoop and place it against an image on my computer screen. Using water-soluble pen I trace a line drawing directly to the fabric and stitch that with a single strand of DMC floss. With the outline complete, I rinse the piece and allowe it to dry fully before beginning to apply my water color paints.

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Reflecting On The Call For Art

So here's a quick run down:

Search "Call For Artists" to find one that resonates with you. You can google, crowd source, reach out to a local gallery, whatever, there are always galleries calling out for art. Then simply submit your response via email, attach some great pictures, include a link to your website if you have one and wait for the response. If you have a well curated Instagram account with a minimal amount of personal clutter include that too. So there you have it: Exhibiting Your Work 101.  

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Getting a Design on Fabric and a Short Rant About “Artists”

When it’s well executed, I love embroidery in almost any form. Sometimes the simplest piece evokes feeling and the voice inside my head cheers, “THIS IS ART AND IT’S GLORIOUS!” Other times I look at someone’s work with a bit of wonder and marvel over how it’s made.

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