Style Imitating Art-The Roundup

Style Imitating Art-The Roundup

ROUNDUP Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all of you who submitted ideas for this round's art inspiration. What Is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style [...]

Style Imitating Art: Girl With a Pearl Earring by Vermeer

Style Imitating Art: Girl With a Pearl Earring by Vermeer

Welcome to the first Style Imitating Art challenge for 2021. Also, welcome to my debut as the third leg of this wonderful endeavor. I feel privileged to get to take part in this creative challenge. About Style Imitating Art Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside [...]

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art challenge. The art for this round was picked by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. She picked a tapestry by the 19th century British Arts & Crafts Movement artist William Morris. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. [...]

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

One of my first finished projects during last Spring’s Covid lock-down was a long cardigan that I knitted in my Rows of Many Colors (ROMC) technique. Started in September 2019, I finally finished it sometime in mid April. This had been a long anticipated design. After coming up with the this technique about eleven years [...]

Black and White and Striped All Over

Black and White and Striped All Over

During the middle ages, clothing with stripes signified bad. Illustrations then of Judas, lepers, heretics, and the devil often revealed them wearing striped clothing. People who dared to wear "the devil's cloth," might be harassed or even murdered. Eventually, clothing with stripes came to identify criminals and prostitutes, the lower levels of society. Finally, during [...]

Pop-Up!

Pop-Up!

Pop-Up [ˈpäp ˌəp/] noun A group of designers who set up shop for a limited time in an event space.              Terri rarely misses a chance to go to a pop-up event. A chance to meet area designers one-on-one and get a better understanding of their creative process.             Terri loves going to pop-ups because [...]