Showing posts from February, 2016

I'm Still Quilting!

I've been working on a few projects that I can't completely share yet, but I've been working!  Here are a few sneak peeks I've shared on Instagram and Facebook.  If you don't already, please feel free to following me on both social platforms!  I am Somethinglisa on Instagram and I have an artist page on Facebook called: Lisa Chin, Artist .  I know, it's really a clever name don't you think?! Anyway - I have been working on a baby quilt for my grandson who is due in June.  The top and back are all pieced and it is much larger than I originally planned.  I guess he will be using it forever. *grin*  I just need to baste, quilt and bind it by the end of March before the baby shower.  I also put together a quilt that will be published in the fall issue of Fons & Porter Quilting Quickly magazine: (Can you find the helper?) I really liked this quilt a lot more than I thought I would! And lastly I started a free form quilt with no des

A Candle for Yvonne

A Candle for  Yvonne Porcella . A call went out on social media for people to light a candle for Yvonne Porcella as she was in the last stages of battling cancer.   I have never met Yvonne but I have felt connected to her through her bright smile and art. I felt the need to create a candle that would continue to burn through out the generations, just as her influence in the art quilting world will continue to burn, and so I created a candle stamp. I think this quote from Maya Angelou says a lot about Yvonne as well. It's funny how the death of someone you have never met can still greatly sadden you. Rest In Peace Yvonne.

First Friday Artist

I'm very excited to be the First Friday Artist over at Diana Trout's blog today. I am talking about my experiences with hand carved stamps, and you can see the post here . Diana is a mixed media artist I follow and I love her work!  She posts great videos and has wonderful online classes too.  I think you will love her work too.