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Sunday, August 19, 2007
4 MORE POSTCARDS




I finished the last of the postcards I created the other day yesterday morning. I have yet to put them on etsy, perhaps after work today. I am not sure how many more I will do for awhile since I have 2 art quilts commissioned before Thanksgiving. Luckily both ae small but I really want to finish the quilt I have in the hoop too. So, I will have to put my time in my art quilts instead of playing with the postcards and aceo's. I know I will still play some but perhaps not as much. Anyway these are the last 4 completed. ENJOY!
posted by Attack of the Vintage @ 3:11 AM   3 comments

Thursday, August 16, 2007
SERIES




I am starting to work on a couple different series in my art. Mostly because I have lots of fabric that I can make several items out of. An example of this is the 4 I completed today, and if you look back a few days you will see more of these 2 themes. One is quilters, although unless I go get some more of that fabric I will be only able to do a few more. The other is the little chefs, which I have tons of this fabric to make many items with them. I might even make a bigger quilt with the chefs, haven't created one yet, but it could be in the making.
Actually if I look back at what I have made this year I have several different series. I started with Christmas, then went on to Valentines, some birthday greetings, cats were definitely abundant for awhile and can be continued. I guess I don't usually think of my work in a series form, I just find fabric I like and play with it. I have only made a few of my cards again, most of them are one of a kind at the moment. Most I can duplicate, few I can't. Usually I don't feel like duplicating unless I see they are selling. Or it sold and I really liked it.
Anyway, I hope you like the new ones!
posted by Attack of the Vintage @ 11:59 AM   0 comments

Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Yard Sale Fabric


Last Saturday I was able to go to a couple of yards sales for the first time in several weeks since I usually have to be at work by 8 am. Last week I was scheduled to go into work at 10:00. Anyway, there wasn't much out there that I was interested in, however, I did find a cute kids outfit to cut up for the fabric. The fish postcard is a result of that outfit. Also as a bonus the lining on the outfit is the background fabric I used on the alien spaceship postcard. So for $1.00 I got 2 great fabrics and have lots more of each to make more items. :) Enjoy!
posted by Attack of the Vintage @ 4:52 AM   0 comments

Sunday, August 12, 2007
6 new postcards






I finally went to the fabric store the other day. Went for timtex and Heat and Bond, they don't carry Wonderunder. It is a small fabric store in a small 2 light town on the Ohio River. Actually, found some fabric I liked too. One was a panel I had looked at before but I usually don't buy commercial fabric to cut up, only for backgrounds or borders for my bigger pieces. This was on sale, 30% off, so hey, what the heck I am sure I will have fun creating with it. I made one postcard with it and can make several more. I might even go back for another panel cause I really like how the ladies have turned out. It is the one with the ladies looking at a quilt. I might make a few of these and have a little series of that theme.

I sold 4 postcards so far at the show I am involved in this month with 5 other artists. Yea!! That always makes me feel good to sell my art. I have replaced the ones I sold with new ones, new designs so hopefully I will sell more. Anyway here is the 6 postcards I have just finished. A couple I will put on etsy, the others went to replace the ones I sold at the show.
Enjoy!
posted by Attack of the Vintage @ 2:21 AM   1 comments

Tuesday, August 7, 2007
August Heat





August is finding me hot and sweaty!! It has been in the 90's and muggy for several days now. Today is no better, but I did get some ACEO's done in spite of the heat. I even quilted on my bigger quilt that is in the hoop earlier this morning.

Had my art opening last night, a good crowd!! Earlier in the day I sold a postcard. I have had several people comment on my art, given out a few business cards to people from out of town, etc. It helps that I am waiting on the tables while people are checking out my items while they are eating.

Check out my etsy store to see these 5 new ACEO's and see what I have titled them. Sometimes that is half the fun, coming up with a title as I create.

STAY COOL
posted by Attack of the Vintage @ 7:47 AM   2 comments

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About Me: Hi! I am a fiber artist tryig to work on my art everyday of 2007. With doing this I hope my art will evolve and I will learn many new techniques this coming year. My goal is to be able to make my living doing my fiber arts. I also make my own earrings when I have a need of a new pair. I am an avid brick collector and belong to International Brick Collectors Association. I try to attend at least one brick swap a year to share my bricks and to collect new ones from all over the country. I am currently working on a hugh brick walk and patio. Gardening is another love of mine, my yard is getting rather funky in my yard decorating. I go for the unusaul and people come out my way to see what I have added each year. Last summer was green beer bottles for the flower bed edging and bowling ball towers. I have no idea what I will be adding this coming summer.
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