Posts Tagged ‘American Cancer Society’

My Collage to be Auctioned FEBRUARY 9th!

My quilted collage, Hope Emerging, will be auctioned online on February 9th, to benefit the American Cancer Society. UPDATE:  This collage was purchased with a $120 bid to ACS! Seen above, it’s a petite 10″ wide by 8″ high.  See a detail image below. Click on images for a larger view. Hope Emerging, Detail Although offered […]

Tote Tuesday Fund Raiser Starts Feb. 2!

Have you got your eye on one (or more) of the totes being auctioned in support of the American Cancer Society?  I do! Called Tote Tuesday, each tote bag features items for fabric artists and lovers of fiber art.  The excitement starts on February 2nd here. I’ve made a small quilted collage to benefit this […]

3 Steps Forward, 2 Steps Back: Collage Finished

Before stitching my collage for the American Cancer Society, I decided to cover it with tulle (bridal netting,) to help control all the tiny pieces.  The photo below shows me auditioning two colors.  I decided on white.   You can see that the white tulle dampens the strong black a little (below.)  However, I decided […]

Collage for Cancer – Part 2

I was worried that the stems for my little collage might be too chunky for the petal/flower shapes.  I auditioned the combination and got this: Just as I suspected.  It looks more like birthday candles than foliage.  (And the colorful flowers will need a much better arrangement, as well.)  So, back to the drawing board […]

Collage for a Cause

Using the appeal of art quilts, Virginia Spiegel has done a fantastic job raising funds for the American Cancer Society.  In past years she’s asked artists to donate small quilts, which were later distributed online, in return for ACS pledges. This year, the project is “Tote Tuesdays” which will feature themed tote bags, each filled with a variety of small art […]