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What a Beautiful Silk Mandala Cushion

You know, I firmly believe that there is a blossoming artist latent within each and every one of us. I see this confirmed every time people who have no previous experience come to me and create amazing art work. I wanted to share this great example of what a class participant can achieve with complete trust in the process sprinkled with the willingness to let their inner artist speak out. This lovely cushion was painted by Penny Lawrence who was … Continue reading

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And Here’s the Mandala Cushion I Made…

Here we are , following on from the last post I made. This is just to show you the cushion that I created from the bordeaux mandala panel I made. I sewed the orange dupioni panel against it and voila. It’s now in my Etsy shop so if you’d like to take a look, here’s the link: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=41664645 Share

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Which Silk Quality Can I Use?

I often get asked by people which is the most suitable silk quality to use for silk painting. What I am sharing with you here is based on my personal experience over the years. Generally light-weight silks are used for all silk painting and crafts. You would look for a medium-weight or heavy-weight if you wanted to make some quality, long-wearing clothing, such as a bride’s dress or a suit. I will be looking at silk weights in another post. … Continue reading

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Silk Painting Mandala Workshops

MANDALA POWER: Create Your Own Personal Mandala A Silk Painting Workshop with Fiona Stolze Current dates available: Saturday Venue: Bristol – details given on registration. Time: 10am – approx. 4pm Cost: £50 including materials. Light lunch included. Come and join in with this day workshop of silk painting and high creativity. I will be introducing you to the concept of the mandala as a tool for focussing and calming your mind. Mandala originates from Sanskrit and means ‘mystical circle’. Each … Continue reading

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