It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

It Was a Fine Night, Indeed

For the first time, all three of us got to go: daughters Rachelle and Michelle and yours truly. It was the Saturday night semi-annual, runway show of Kansas City Fashion week. I don't think I've enjoyed the event more. Today's post is covering just a little of that night, more of a photo-blog this time [...]

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The Supercluster Boards Are Up!

Missouri Bank Artboards outside The Piper Lofts.Last night was very special for our family. A few months ago I wrote about Rachelle's (fiber artist daughter) Superclusters. These two pieces were one of her first experiments with lace work. Back in October 2011 Rachelle submitted them for consideration for the Missouri Bank Artboards that are located in the [...]

The Aspen Adventure: Casting Lace Sculpture & Kickstarter

The Aspen Adventure: Casting Lace Sculpture & Kickstarter

Passion Pod-lace sculpture test-Rachelle Gardner http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2135210356/the-aspen-adventure-casting-lace-sculpture The lace work of Kansas City fiber artist Rachelle Gardner is gathering notice. Her work recently was accepted into juried art shows in New York, Maryland, Colorado, Kansas, and Arkansas. This fall, one of her works will decorate a Kansas City Arts Board billboard in the Crossroads art district. [...]

Can’t See The Forest For The Trees-Craft National 2012 & Thought Splatter

Can’t See The Forest For The Trees-Craft National 2012 & Thought Splatter

Can't see the Forest For the Trees. Rachelle Gardner-2012 Two years ago, I gave my youngest daughter a $99 sewing machine so she could sew, mend, and what not. The what not has turned into some incredible stitched visions.  One of them is Can't See The Forest For the Trees. A link for the process [...]