Forced to Flee - zooming this evening!

FORCED TO FLEE - ZOOMING THIS EVENING!

I wrote yesterday about how my 3-D "art quilt" is now traveling with the SAQA show about refugees, "Forced to Flee." I will be one...

Forced to Flee - zooming tomorrow!

FORCED TO FLEE - ZOOMING TOMORROW!

Longtime readers may recall how four years ago I started making little figures from fabric that I called "daily people," and then when...

 
 
 
Happiness

HAPPINESS

Happiness is when one of your favorite pair of socks gets a hole, and you can't bear to throw the other one away, so you save it and...

Happy Easter!

HAPPY EASTER!

I've been dyeing Easter eggs with the now-ten-year-old for several years. We missed last year, at the height of the first surge of...

 
 
 
Long time coming

LONG TIME COMING

A few years I bought two wood painting panels, 8 x 8 x 1.5 inches, and wanted to experiment with adding more paint to my collages....

How to make the aloha shirt block

HOW TO MAKE THE ALOHA SHIRT BLOCK

The other day Marietta left a comment on an old blog post that I had written about my marathon of making baby quilts for my dear friend...

 
 
 
More about baby afghans

MORE ABOUT BABY AFGHANS

After I posted photos of two babies with their baby afghans , Carolyn left a comment and asked "Do you ever share the stitch for these...

Baby afghans - with babies

BABY AFGHANS - WITH BABIES

For years I've been crocheting baby afghans by the dozens, the perfect handwork to pick up in the TV room or while visiting with company,...

 
 
 
Trying something new

TRYING SOMETHING NEW

I went to the art supply store last week for the first time since pandemic, and came home with, among other stuff, a dozen wood painting...

Mystery stitching - did you do it?

MYSTERY STITCHING - DID YOU DO IT?

Dabbling in the never-ending task of trying to clean out and organize my studio, I came upon a bag of hand stitching. One piece I recognized...

 
 
 
A year of work

A YEAR OF WORK

More than a year ago I saw photos in the newspaper of people lining up to vote in the New Hampshire primary, the first election of...

Updated at last

UPDATED AT LAST

It's been way too long since my website was updated, but as of today you can see the new, improved me at kathleenloomis.com! Updating...

 
 
 
Phase 1 finished!!

PHASE 1 FINISHED!!

I have made 2,662 postage-stamp-size quilts, their polka dots signifying coronaviruses floating around in the air around us, each one...

A reader finds inspiration

A READER FINDS INSPIRATION

It's always great when somebody out there not only reads your blog, but grabs an idea and does something lovely with it. This time...

 
 
 
More counting - oops!!

MORE COUNTING - OOPS!!

I've been watching TV for several hours a day all during the impeachment trial, sometimes in my studio while sewing "postage stamps"...

Counting knots

COUNTING KNOTS

The impeachment trial has already proven to be a most conducive environment for hand stitching. While watching yesterday I made a whole...

 
 
 
Back to the pandemic memorial sewing

BACK TO THE PANDEMIC MEMORIAL SEWING

The last time I wrote about my coronavirus memorial quilt at the end of January, I had 23 bundles of 25 postage stamp-size little quilts,...

Totally frivolous

TOTALLY FRIVOLOUS

I was looking through old blog posts last week and happened upon one published in a long-ago early February , suggesting that maybe...

 
 
 
Because you asked

BECAUSE YOU ASKED

After I posted yesterday about the coronavirus memorial quilt, Cozygirl left a comment and asked: "Will you handstitch the piecing...

Progress report - coronavirus memorial

PROGRESS REPORT - CORONAVIRUS MEMORIAL

I haven't decided yet what to call my memorial quilt, but I have made significant progress in the last few days. To keep track, I'm...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Just Three

Just Three

It's spring and I thought that those endearing and pesky robins who wake me up at dawn would be the perfect thing to sketch with just three colors. Black for their wings and... Read more ...

Boy Oh Boy

Boy Oh Boy

Saturday Leftover Day. I have shared many pages from the scouting magazine Boy's Life. Some using my own scans, some from the complete run that can be found online. The comic... Read more ...

Rusty Young, Country-Rock Pioneer, Is Dead at 75

As a founding member of the band Poco, he helped define a genre and establish the pedal steel guitar as an integral voice in West Coast rock. Read more ...

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Summer Cottage Pötzleinsdorf / Schuberth und Schuberth

Schuberth und Schuberth Location: Wienerwald, Austria Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Christoph Panzer Area: 50.0 m2 Read more ...

The First-Ever Camera Collar Footage Shot by a Wild Wolf

You can now see the world from a wolf's point of view. This 3-minute video is the first-ever camera collar footage shot from the perspective of a wild wolf. The video was... Read more ...

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Will Step Away From Broadway

The powerful producer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “The Book of Mormon” regrets “the pain my behavior caused” and says others will directly run his shows. Read more ...

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Why Are So Many Cameras Limited by Design?

Expensive cameras often lack basic features. The most common limitations-by-design are fixed screens and no flash. I suspect that some camera designers aren't photographers and... Read more ...

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ROBERT FAWCETT'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Even a boring spot illustration of a postal clerk can become an exciting trip through an abstract art exhibition when the illustrator is Robert Fawcett. Take a closer look... Read more ...

Krazy Kat

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Up all night, Greg Girard

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