Monthly Archives: March 2011


I went to the monthly Front Range Contemporary Quilters meeting last night. Ann Johnston spoke. She has been dying fabric for years and her techniques are so timeless. She has several books that are in a teaching format. If you … Continue reading

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Class with Patty Hawkins

What a delight! I and 2 friends were able attend a 2 day workshop with Patti Hawkins.We will never look at backgrounds and shapes the same¬†¬†again! It was truly a beautiful 2 days to create in a totally relaxed atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Fabric Embellishing book study

I am really excited to finally get started on the FREE on-line book study for Fabric Embellishing: the Basics and Beyond. Liz Kettle and I will be working through the book page by page and you are welcome to come … Continue reading

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I am being dragged into blogging:bear with my challenges

Hi, I am Ruth Chandler, co-author of the best selling book Fabric Embellishing: the Basics and Beyond. I grew up in Japan and my art and needlework has a distinct Japanese influence. I love the hand stitching of sashiko and … Continue reading

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