Naomi S Adams Austin Quilter of Killer Bee Designs

It takes a village

Posted 5/10/11

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A lovely group of fiber artists, led and curated by the fabulous Kathy York, have created a group fiber exhibit: “It takes a village”. I hope you get to see it in person soon at a venue near you! We were each invited to make a unique house for the village. I was truly delighted to make something really fun and whimsical!  As I searched for an idea, I knew I had found it when I decided to make a tree house.

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My tree house is nestled into two trees, structurally created with Peltex interfacing. I used my own hand dyed fabrics, as well as some commercial batiks that I over painted to get them to the color and surface texture that I wanted. The tree leaves were created with my dyed cotton batting and commercial black and white print fabrics, backed with interfacing.
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Any house of mine needs a skull banner to be inhabitable. However, my favorite part is the rope ladder! I hope you enjoy your studio tour of our village.

Check out all of the contributing artists and their lovely work. Join us for the rest of our blog tour!

Susan Else (website) May 2 http://www.susanelse.com/

Frances Holliday Alford May 3 http://www.franceshollidayalford.com/weblog/

Pamela Allen (website) May 4 http://pamelart.homestead.com/titlepage.html

Frieda Anderson May 5 http://friestyle.blogspot.com/

Lisa Call May 6 http://blog.lisacall.com/

Jane Davila May 9 http://janedavila.blogspot.com/

Naomi Adams May 10 http://killerbeedesigns.com/blog1/

Jamie Fingal May 11 http://jamiefingaldesigns.blogspot.com/

Barb Forrister May 12 http://www.freespiritartstudio.blogspot.com/

Vickie Hallmark May 13 http://fiberartglass.blogspot.com/

Connie Hudson May 16 http://beyondtherail2010.blogspot.com/

Leslie Jenison May 17 http://leslietuckerjenison.blogspot.com/

Sherri McCauley May 18 http://sherrilipmanmccauley.blogspot.com/

Judy Perez May 19 http://judyperez.blogspot.com/

Melanie Testa May 20 http://www.melanietesta.com/mtype/

Laura Wasilowski May 23 http://artfabrik.blogspot.com/

Kathy York May 24 http://aquamoonartquilts.blogspot.com/

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