By myc on October 4, 2009
Last week I had my Trick or Treat Trio in Tyvek. During the class I made three smaller quilties. Here is number 1: Frankie. Mother will be finishing up the embellishing and edging, then I will re post the finished projects. I hope to get permission this week to show Judi’s quilt from class. She […]
By myc on July 29, 2009
A collaborative project with Parental unit and myself, together we made this Trick or Treat Trio with tortured Tyvek. It is the second fall submission project for classes at GAQF here in CO. Here is a close up, hopefully you will see the detailed texture in the Tyvek elements of the trick or treaters.
By myc on June 15, 2009
Simple Koi quiltie for my Auntie’s birthday. The koi and water were made with Shiva paintstiks on solid black cotton. The rolled beads were made from Tyvek: painted, rolled and heated. I made this little quilt when I was working with Shivas for a workshop. I loved it so much I held on to it […]
By myc on April 27, 2009
Piecing together odds and end of tortured tyvek, this face emerged. Except for the button eyes, it is all tyvek. I haven’t a clue what I will do with it, but I wanted to sew down the face before it was scattered about by little cat paws.
By myc on April 20, 2009
This little quiltie has different Tyvek elements: the Venus rectangle is Tyvek painted with Golden acrylics and stamped with Stazon black ink. The Venus stamp is from StampCamp. Then the rectangle was aged with an iron on low heat. The embellishments are rolled up triangles of painted Tyvek, heated around a knitting needle. The gorgeous […]
By myc on April 8, 2009
Having fun experimenting with Tyvek. I will be teaching a class on Tyvek in May, 2009 at the Great American Quilt Factory in Denver, CO, so I’m playing beyond my hearts content. Exploring controlling heated Tyvek to creating with the uncontrolled heated results opens up infinate options for creations. The above sunflower petals, leaves and […]
By myc on June 17, 2008
This economic ”slow down” has put a crunch on buying new art/craft and sewing supplies. This makes me so sad, because what’s better than the yummy excitement of new ”toys”? Homemade chocolate chip cookies, sourdough bread with real butter… but I digress. Always looking for challenges to stretch my creative output; what is more challenging […]
By myc on June 11, 2008
Answer to: What if I ran Tyvek through the printer: Don’t do it. I have a desk top toner copier. The toner gets set with heat. Heat melts Tyvek. On the Left hand side is painted Tyvek before print experiment. The right side is what survived the punishing heat of office machine hell. If you […]