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Hello all,

I have been a very neglectful blogger……………….. I’m at a creative crossroads and determined to find the artistic medium that will keep me engaged in the creative process.   I’ve dabbled in Oil Pastels and taken a workshop with the very talented Karen Leeds.  I’ve taken an Acrylic Painting class at Brio Fine Arts which was great.   The beeswax collage workshop at Art Unraveled was very enjoyable.  I’ll be participating in a private workshop with Marg Nelssen in January, learning about mixed metal mosaics.  Still want to take a workshop in encaustic techniques………will post again.

 

M.

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Ready to explore other mediums for your art…..Check out the annual mixed media artist’s retreat in Phoenix Arizona.  This year it’s August 3-10.  Check out the website for location and classes.  www.artunraveled.com

Save the date for ART Unraveled 2009 — August 4-11 2009 

I’ve been working on so many new items for my 2008 Spring Line. 

I’ve added a new supplier for hand dyed blanks for girls. 

I’ll be introducing hand dyed Short Sleeve Tees, Capri pants, and A-Line Dresses in bubble gum pink, lavender, and charcoal gray for girls in size 2T, 4T, & 6T.  These outfits will have a variety of applique choices with embellishments ranging from hot-fix rhinestones, sequins, buttons or beads – and some with chiffon overlays.  I’ve also added new applique shapes for Spring.

sample dress

 

Additionally I will continue to offer Crochet Tops from my Fall 2007 line.  These Crochet Tank Tops are so much fun!  Always machine washable & available for Infant Girls 6m up to a Big Girl XL.  I’ve switched suppliers to offer a larger color range – and sizes.  These hand stitched tops will be available in white, pink, lavender, red, fuchsia, and black.  A variety of applique shapes will be available with coordinating yarn. 

Infant sizes available are 6m, 12m, 18m, 24m.

Little Girl sizes available are 3T, 4T, 5/6T, & 6X.

Big Girl sizes available are S (7/8), M (9/10), L (12/14), & XL (16)

 

For Babies I’ve introduced lap tee and pant outfits.  For Baby Boys white, blue, black, or hand dyed outfits & for Baby Girls white, pink, black, or hand dyed.  Short Sleeve lap tees and pants sets will be available in 6m, 12m, 18m, & 24m sizes.

I’m very excited about my Sping line and will upload pictures very soon to my Flickr account for viewing.  Please feel free to email me with any questions.

Brand new for Spring are Tees for Boys.  I’m introducing tees in size XXS (2T), XS (4T), and S (6-8) which will be hand dyed and either block printed or screen printed by hand.  These tees will be available in Blue, Gray, or Black, many of them will crystal dyed accents.  I have 2 graphics for Spring – Dragon & Phoenix.  These graphics will be available in white, metallic silver, metallic pewter, and black.

Gray Crystal Wash Dragon Shirt

Here are some pictures of the beaded guitar and hand crocheted jeweled flower tees.  These chocolate brown tees are available at:

Garage 7107 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85251   480.556.6900

jeweled tees in trees

Here is a closeup of the guitar.  The guitar tee features small star beads along with multi-colored seed beads with yarn strings.

beaded guitar

…and the closeup of the flower.  The hand crocheted flower has multi-colored seed beads at the ends of the petals with a large colorful crystal center.

jeweled flower

I could not resist having my youngest daughter model one the latest long sleeve tees.  These are available at:

Peek A Boutique 15035 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 480-451-1333

Also available in long sleeve are black tees with a swirl applique and lavender tees with a heart applique.

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