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Linda Matthews | Textile Art & Design
The Origin of Birds by Lisa Kokin. Book spine parts, thread, found text and images, x x 1 inches, 1999 Click through-- the website is pretty amazing. Handmade Journals, Handmade Books, Paper Book, Paper Art, Altered Books, Altered Art, Collages, Collage Artists, Textile Artists

Book art made from recycled and found materials

Lisa Kokin uses a variety of recycled and found materials to make book art.

Fragments: Follow Your Heart Fabric Art, Fabric Books, Creative Textiles, Fabric Journals, Handmade Tags, Vintage Fabrics, Fabric Scraps, Textile Art, Fiber Art

Follow Your Heart | Linda Matthews

Following your heart doesn't necessarily mean taking big chances or giant leaps into the unknown. Sometimes it's just about doing small things that make your heart sing. Like tiny stitches.

Since instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word Creative Textiles, Book Quilt, Textile Art, Journals, Organize, Quilts, How To Make, Ideas, Diaries

The Dream Keeper | Linda Matthews

Since 2010, instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word and using it as a guide to navi

Printing images onto fabric: lateral thinking Lateral Thinking, Creative Textiles, Textile Art, Fiber Art, Creative Things, Bowls, Fabric, Upcycle, Prints

Printing Images onto Fabric: Thinking and Printing Out of the Box | Linda Matthews

One of the most creative things about printing images onto fabric is that it doesn't necessarily have to be a photo or a picture. Thanks to today's amazing digital technology, you can print

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art Ephemeral Art, Creative Textiles, Alchemy, Mixed Media Art, Textile Art, Stitching, Rocks, Fabrics, Felt

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art | Linda Matthews

After spending several weeks making "Fragments of Nature", this project is finally complete. It was an intentional decision to make these stitched pieces

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art Textile Design, Textile Art, Ephemeral Art, Creative Textiles, Vintage Books, Alchemy, Fiber Art, Hand Embroidery, Bowls

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art | Linda Matthews

After spending several weeks making "Fragments of Nature", this project is finally complete. It was an intentional decision to make these stitched pieces

Discover creative techniques and processes for making and using handmade journals and art books, including art journaling, stitched mixed media, painting and collage. Ephemeral Art, Creative Textiles, Handmade Journals, Medium Art, Mixed Media Art, Textile Art, Unique Art, Book Art, My Arts

Fragments of Nature as ephemeral art | Linda Matthews

After spending several weeks making "Fragments of Nature", this project is finally complete. It was an intentional decision to make these stitched pieces

Since instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word Creative Textiles, Textile Artists, Art Journals, Artist At Work, Journaling, Fiber, Collage, Embroidery, Sewing

The Dream Keeper | Linda Matthews

Since 2010, instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word and using it as a guide to navi

Since instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word Fabric Art, Fabric Crafts, Creative Textiles, Weaving Textiles, Assemblages, Junk Journal, Vintage Lace, Art Journals, Wall Hangings

The Dream Keeper | Linda Matthews

Since 2010, instead of making new year's resolutions which have generally fallen by the wayside within a few weeks or months, I've been choosing a single word and using it as a guide to navi

Creative techniques for using silk cocoons Creative Textiles, Paisley Pattern, Paisley Design, Silk Art, Felting Tutorials, Soap Packaging, Textile Artists, Linocut Prints, Silk Painting

How to Make Mini-Tassels using Silk Cocoons | Linda Matthews

One of the best things about being a textile artist is discovering unusual things that can be stitched and sewn, and incorporated into mixed media art in

Another of the Fragments cards that I& been making recently. You can see the previous one I made here. I have lots more in various stages of progress so I& share more soon. Fabric Painting, Fabric Art, Journal Format, Creative Textiles, Fabric Journals, Creative Journal, Journal Covers, Journal Inspiration, Art Techniques

If You Can Dream It | Linda Matthews

Another of the Fragments cards that I've been making recently. You can see the previous one I made here. I have lots more in various stages of progress so I'll share more soon.

Stitched Fragments: Small and unusual things Textile Fiber Art, Textile Artists, Fabric Painting, Fabric Art, Book Crafts, Craft Books, Fabric Brooch, Fabric Postcards, Creative Textiles

Small and unusual things | Linda Matthews

These last few weeks I've been stitching quite small - this piece is only 2-1/2" x 3". But I'm really enjoying the process. When there isn't much time at the

These embroidered beetles are just awesome! Related posts: Fiber Art on Friday Fiber Art on Friday Fiber Art on Friday. Beaded Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Hand Embroidery, Fabric Art, Fabric Crafts, Art Du Fil, Insect Art, Textile Fiber Art, Fabric Jewelry

different species beetles02

This time, it has nothing to do with a beetle but with the beatles :p "Octopus's garden" is smaller than the others but it has its 8 tentacles.

Stitching together a visual narrative using interactive textile art – Part 2 Fabric Art, Fabric Crafts, Fabric Books, Book Wraps, Textile Courses, Creative Textiles, Fabric Journals, Art Bag, Handmade Books

Stitching together a visual narrative using interactive textile art – Part 1 | Linda Matthews

Since I began making Fragments and using fabric and stitch as a way to create a visual narrative, I've discovered that telling a story in this way can express much deeper emotion and richer meani

10 handmade art journal ideas for the beginner or advanced artist. You will love these tutorials, and I've added another bonus handmade art journal idea. Sculpture Textile, Textile Fiber Art, Fiber Art Quilts, Fabric Art, Fabric Crafts, Fabric Weaving, Weaving Art, Diy Tricot Crochet, Form Crochet

Journal Quilts and More Ferns

The first of my journal quilts this year is inspired by memories of a very difficult period of my life: my husband died eleven years ago and during the first two years after his death I experienced financial hardship, problems with the house which needed repairs I couldn't afford and depression. I also neglected friendships and became rather hermit-like. If the piece above, which I have called Dark, looks grim, it is because it is meant to. I've also deliberately used coarse fabrics…

As I'm planning a trip home to Australia next month to visit my family, I've only just now begun to think of gifts to take. I was originally going to buy gifts, Creative Textiles, Soul Art, Journal Covers, Fabric Art, Textile Art, Hand Stitching, Imagination, Handmade Gifts, Quilts

Imagination will take you Everywhere | Linda Matthews

As I'm planning a trip home to Australia next month to visit my family, I've only just now begun to think of gifts to take. I was originally going to buy gifts, but decided instead to make t