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Rainbow Fish School

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009


At least that is my name for it. I should have made a new fish screen, but c’est la vie.

Part of this challenge was to do some subtle dimension. I put an extra layer of batting under 3 of the fish and stitched it with water soluble thread.


Then I added the batting and backing and quilted it. A light sponging with water removed the trapunto sponges. It is very subtle, hardly noticeable.

I did some more playing around with printing on silk and adding the Colorhue dyes after the paint had dried. I want to make a scarf for an auction to help a young woman with breast cancer who has no health insurance. She is a friend of Clay, Lisa’s partner. When will this madness end. Health care should be a right not a privilege.

I ended up having to  call the Dr’s office today. I have been having pain in my upper abdomen. I  took ibuprofen for a week for the tooth ache and now I have gastric  inflammation so I am on a med to decrease the acid in my stomach so that it can heal. If it’s not one thing it’s another!