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Etsy Inventory Reduction Sale

Just wanted to announce that I am selling the remaining items in my etsy shop at drastically reduced prices for anyone interested. These pieces will be for sale through the end of summer and at that time I will be revamping my etsy shop.

If there is something you would like, please go to etsy and purchase before the end of summer!

Thanks!
cathy

"Use what talents you possess:the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best." unknown

This is the first in what appears to be a series focused on woods/trees. I've decided that I need to start doing series of my ideas and expanding on the theme a bit.
To the right is the centerpiece of the art quilt titled 'Keeper of the Woods'.  The little metal guy hanging from the branch of the tree was created in an NSNG workshop with Mary Hettmansperger. I knew once I made him that he was destined to be in the center of a project. Just wasn't sure what that project would be.

I had a piece of  heavy weight decorator fabric that was pretty UGLY and I had smeared it with gesso-thicker in some areas than others. I did try to let a smidge of the orginal fabric show through. After the gesso dried I used inks and shiva paintsticks
to smear on some color. Still wasn't sure how I was going to use it. This was just playing around one day during a "what if"
moment.  I let the fabric sit for a while, occasionally auditioning different fabrics, transfers, etc, e…