Pinner said,-MyVictoryGarden.jpg - 1006Valerie Maier - My Victory Garden -- Appliquéd Quilt - 1 person. Judged. 45x40”. Hand Appliquéd, 2009. Machine quilted by Valerie Maier. Liberty Garden by Lisa DeBee Schiller. Taking a class from Lisa inspired me to complete this wall hanging. I chose a Moda line of fabric called "Flag Day Farm" and used it throughout.
The painting Geneva, which was a finalist for the BP Portrait Award in 2010 at London’s National Portrait Gallery, was completed in one day and was inspired by Italian Renaissance profile portraits in which the head is placed following geometrical principles.
A must watch video-creating a painting by applying paint to 'thickened' water. Paper can then be laid on top of the water to pick up the painting, the same technique used in paper marbling. This technique can also be used on certain fabrics.
@Patricia Smith Vilanova Harris- The Annual Champagne Chair Contest by Design Within Reach (DWR) always brings out the most creative attempts as to what can do with a cork and a bit of wire. The rules are simple yet strict: Using only the foil, label, cage and cork from not more than two Champagne bottles (sorry!), contestants need to create an original miniature champagne chair.
ElasticShelf Made From Bike Tire Tubes Up for Auction on eBay!
ElasticShelf! Designed by SystemDesignStudio, this simple system is made by stretching recycled bike tire tubes between a couple of used furniture legs to create a functional and handy shelving system.
2010 Gingerbread House Contest Winners I decided to make a gingerbread church. It took almost 200 hours to make. It is 100 percent edible except for the lights inside. More than 8 pounds of various candies were used. Candy cane sticks were used in the bell tower to support the tower itself. Thomas W. Intercession City, FL