The paper towel photos have proven my assertion, once again, that nothing is too humble to take a photograph of. Strange Flower Once you start to play with an image ~ any image ~ anything can happen. I so love that exploratory, revelatory process! #exploratory #process #greasy #gritty #humble #CWWOL20111016 #revelatory #strangeflower
Just in case you were not yet fully convinced that I am obsessed with stitching paper, here is another piece that I am working on presently which will leave no doubts. Another stitched paper in progress Here’s the thing: I struggle with this kind of work, because it is so time consuming. But no matter what kinds of shortcuts I find for myself (like free motion stitching by machine), I eventually find myself getting back to long, meditative hours with a needle and thread.
Rosalie Dace taught Art and English at the high school, college and university levels in South Africa, before becoming a full time quilt maker and teacher. I first became aware of her phenomenal work in Quilting Arts Magazine, Issue 23, Fall 2006. Rosalie describes her teaching approach this way: My classes are for class participants to have fun while they are learning, and to go beyond where they thought possible. In a non-threatening and respectful environment, I guide stu