Tag: Fabric

Discover Playful Fabric Printing

Fabric printing using custom colors and patterns offers so many possibilities for mixed-media artists. But don’t be daunted by complicated instructions and copious supplies; in the book Playful Fabric Printing: The Complete Guide to Creating Beautiful & Vibrant Cloth Using Low-Tech Tools by Carol Soderlund and Melanie Testa you’ll discover easy ways to prepare and…

Mixed Media Map of Mouse Trail

My mixed media map is of a mouse trail.  It shows how mice might find their way through underground tunnels across the street and into a house, where they have made the space between the floors into a well stocked grain storage area. 

Mixed Media Map of Mouse Trail

My mixed media map is of a mouse trail.  It shows how mice might find their way through underground tunnels across the street and into a house, where they have made the space between the floors into a well stocked grain storage area. 

Texas!

I was not born in Texas, but as the old saying goes, "I got here as fast as I could!" Since my surname is Outlaw, I guess you could also say — Texas is the place for me. Texas gave me a career, family and community and thus I am grateful to have found roots here. Geographically…

Treasure Keepers

These small change purses/treasure keepers were inspired by the freestyle patchwork patterns made by Linda Willis in the January/February 2015 magazine article.  I belong to a group on Facebook called Art Abandonment. We make artwork of any kind and abandon them anonymously around the world.  Check us out.

Sweet Things Mixed media

This started from a photo using the technique on a tutorial by Kelli Perkins.  I started with an original  photo, then transferring, water coloring, machine stitching, stamping, decoupage,  oil pastels, scanning and finished product  this printout on fabric. Stitch Imagery: From Photo to Fabric Fun, Kelli Perkins – See more at: http://craftdaily.com/p-499-stitch-imagery-from-photo-to-fabric-fun.aspx?show=all&#sthash.B0y1zK3S.dpuf Stitch Imagery: From…

Egg Jewels in a wired nest watched over by mama bird

The wire bird nest is constructed of salvaged wire from wire-bound manuals, cherry wood sticks, raffia and strung beads. It is lined with milk weed pod silk and three tiny wire wrapped egg-jewels snuggle inside. Mama bird is hand-stitched from hand-made paper fabric with bent wire legs. Overall size is about 4x4x6 inch.  

Mexican soul skull

Excited to share my mexican roots and my love for art, mixed media and creativity with this  recycled fibers skull.