Random Fabric art

Chalk on fabric drawing

I have a series of drawing of this funny little carved butcher man, that I had to do for an art class back in early college years. Here is one of the most colorful piece in that series — of

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Chalk on fabric drawing

I have a series of drawing of this funny little carved butcher man, that I had to do for an art class back in early college years. Here is one of the most colorful piece in that series — of

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The Soviet Quilt

This two-day quilt was from way back in 2000, for a University of Chicago undergraduate scavenger hunt. Each year, the hunt leaders issue a list of crazy items and challenges to do, and each dorm competes to get as many

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The Soviet Quilt

This two-day quilt was from way back in 2000, for a University of Chicago undergraduate scavenger hunt. Each year, the hunt leaders issue a list of crazy items and challenges to do, and each dorm competes to get as many

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LED Robot creature

I made my first circuit at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where they let visitors experiment with making DIY projects, including with electronics.  I made this monster card, in which the creature’s eyes light up. It’s exciting to see the potential

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LED Robot creature

I made my first circuit at the San Francisco Exploratorium, where they let visitors experiment with making DIY projects, including with electronics.  I made this monster card, in which the creature’s eyes light up. It’s exciting to see the potential

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Woman in Fabric, portrait

A doll face I had made a while back, but I don’t think I’ll make a doll out of it. Perhaps I will applique it onto a bag or notebook.

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Woman in Fabric, portrait

A doll face I had made a while back, but I don’t think I’ll make a doll out of it. Perhaps I will applique it onto a bag or notebook.

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Circle trees

Sharpie on fabric, for an ipd cover.

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Circle trees

Sharpie on fabric, for an ipd cover.

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Tree on fabric

A drawing on fabric, with tee juice paint markers. Made it a few months ago, now to be refashioned into a Macbook case….

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Tree on fabric

A drawing on fabric, with tee juice paint markers. Made it a few months ago, now to be refashioned into a Macbook case….

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12 faces

Black fabric marker on heavy white fabric — to be used in making either an iPad or a MacBook Air Sleeve.

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12 faces

Black fabric marker on heavy white fabric — to be used in making either an iPad or a MacBook Air Sleeve.

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Fabric drawings

This is going to be an iPad cover, for now it is raspberry sharpie on canvas…

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Fabric drawings

This is going to be an iPad cover, for now it is raspberry sharpie on canvas…

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Fabric iPad Sleeves

these are three iPad sleeves made from upholstery fabrics, with some lining inside to pad and protect. More to come!

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Fabric iPad Sleeves

these are three iPad sleeves made from upholstery fabrics, with some lining inside to pad and protect. More to come!

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Tree Painted Pillowcases

I painted these pillowcases that Alice sent, using tee-juice markers that have a blending-paint quality.

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Tree Painted Pillowcases

I painted these pillowcases that Alice sent, using tee-juice markers that have a blending-paint quality.

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iPad cover with rubber bands

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iPad cover with rubber bands

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Drawn flower Smartphone Covers

Some more drawn smartphone covers! This time in colorful hand-drawn wild flowers. Each one is $17 plus shipping, manufactured by Gelaskins, order your phone model & preferred color to razblint {at} gmail {dot} com! And here are some of the

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Drawn flower Smartphone Covers

Some more drawn smartphone covers! This time in colorful hand-drawn wild flowers. Each one is $17 plus shipping, manufactured by Gelaskins, order your phone model & preferred color to razblint {at} gmail {dot} com! And here are some of the

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Drawn Circles: from Turkey, Bor & Iskenderum

Two drawn fabric circles — black marker on a stiff white upholstery fabric.  I drew them last September in Turkey — the one above, in the town of Bor in Central Anatolia.  The one below, with the prominent tree, in

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Drawn Circles: from Turkey, Bor & Iskenderum

Two drawn fabric circles — black marker on a stiff white upholstery fabric.  I drew them last September in Turkey — the one above, in the town of Bor in Central Anatolia.  The one below, with the prominent tree, in

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Girl with Red Glasses, Moleskine Book

I made a fabric face for a moleskine notebook, sewed it together and then sealed it to the book cover, directly onto the leather.  I will sell this one for about 20 dollars.   More faces to come…

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Girl with Red Glasses, Moleskine Book

I made a fabric face for a moleskine notebook, sewed it together and then sealed it to the book cover, directly onto the leather.  I will sell this one for about 20 dollars.   More faces to come…

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Justice Served Christina Aguilera: the bookcover

This one was not my idea, this is all Katherine’s inspiration.  Based on some strange acronym lie she came up with for Balderdash, I made her this notebook cover (using these tutorials) out of silk from Alice and lots of

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Justice Served Christina Aguilera: the bookcover

This one was not my idea, this is all Katherine’s inspiration.  Based on some strange acronym lie she came up with for Balderdash, I made her this notebook cover (using these tutorials) out of silk from Alice and lots of

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Fabric Book Cover: Grandpa Judge for 1L Crim

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Fabric Book Cover: Grandpa Judge for 1L Crim

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Fabric Book Covers: Make law school soft

I have three ugly law books in my life,  and Alice sent three boxes of strange and beautiful fabrics, so it was only natural to avoid two nights of homework to deploy some polka dots and felt according to this

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Fabric Book Covers: Make law school soft

I have three ugly law books in my life,  and Alice sent three boxes of strange and beautiful fabrics, so it was only natural to avoid two nights of homework to deploy some polka dots and felt according to this

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Dress Experiment: Autumn Knitneck

One of my first experiments in dresses, and also one of my favorites.  It’s a frankenstein, of a green dress I had made, wow, ten years ago for easy going-to-class living.  I had needed some liveliness, after discovering more colors

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Dress Experiment: Autumn Knitneck

One of my first experiments in dresses, and also one of my favorites.  It’s a frankenstein, of a green dress I had made, wow, ten years ago for easy going-to-class living.  I had needed some liveliness, after discovering more colors

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Coffee Warmers: Monsters, Pittsburgh Houses & Montreal Metro Card

I’ve been crafting coffee warmers out of old sweaters and sweatshirts (inner layer) and recent screenprints, drawings, and metro card purchases (outer layer).  Here is my first crop of them.  They could be wrist warmers/sweatbands, alternatively.  I love my Razblint

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Coffee Warmers: Monsters, Pittsburgh Houses & Montreal Metro Card

I’ve been crafting coffee warmers out of old sweaters and sweatshirts (inner layer) and recent screenprints, drawings, and metro card purchases (outer layer).  Here is my first crop of them.  They could be wrist warmers/sweatbands, alternatively.  I love my Razblint

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Loop Handle Purses: Masked Avengers and Happy Elephants

Loop Handle Purses!  They are simple & full of potential — reversible, closable and cute (somewhere in between a full blown purse and a wristlet pouch).  I like their aesthetic too, easy and inventive. I have a new crop up

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Loop Handle Purses: Masked Avengers and Happy Elephants

Loop Handle Purses!  They are simple & full of potential — reversible, closable and cute (somewhere in between a full blown purse and a wristlet pouch).  I like their aesthetic too, easy and inventive. I have a new crop up

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Pittsburgh Strange Art: Star Trek Quilts

We stopped in Wildcard in Lawrenceville what now is a long time ago, and I found these Star Trek quilt-wall hangings at the back of the store.  So Excellent!  All by Elliot McNally.

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Pittsburgh Strange Art: Star Trek Quilts

We stopped in Wildcard in Lawrenceville what now is a long time ago, and I found these Star Trek quilt-wall hangings at the back of the store.  So Excellent!  All by Elliot McNally.

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Felted Mason Jar

Ksenia reports that Philly hipsters have brought the Mason Jar back to the streets, them and the Amish, so why not?  A tutorial on felted mason jar insulating cover from Wee Folk Arts.

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Felted Mason Jar

Ksenia reports that Philly hipsters have brought the Mason Jar back to the streets, them and the Amish, so why not?  A tutorial on felted mason jar insulating cover from Wee Folk Arts.

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Snowdoll : Puppy

The snow, there’s plenty of it, but it does not want to obey me.  It’s too old, I should have gotten to it when I was younger.  So no huge snowdolls for now, just small ones.  To begin with, a

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Snowdoll : Puppy

The snow, there’s plenty of it, but it does not want to obey me.  It’s too old, I should have gotten to it when I was younger.  So no huge snowdolls for now, just small ones.  To begin with, a

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I Made You A Beard

This site is great — all things at the convergence of diy art + facial hair.  Its the project of Erin Dollar, she sells some at her Etsy site.

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I Made You A Beard

This site is great — all things at the convergence of diy art + facial hair.  Its the project of Erin Dollar, she sells some at her Etsy site.

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The Electric Light Umbrella

Now that I realize that clothing can be lit up, electrified, powered into a new dimension, I’ve got to find some affordable sewing projects that I might actually use, glowing and all.  Somehow, a lit umbrella seems just garish enough,

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The Electric Light Umbrella

Now that I realize that clothing can be lit up, electrified, powered into a new dimension, I’ve got to find some affordable sewing projects that I might actually use, glowing and all.  Somehow, a lit umbrella seems just garish enough,

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Pittsburgh Knits

Along with my Aunt Dee & Aunt Ree, I de-hibernated enough to journey up to Mars, PA for the 6th Annual Knit + Crochet Festival.  It was packed, with a few men scattered into hundreds of women and girls.  I

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Pittsburgh Knits

Along with my Aunt Dee & Aunt Ree, I de-hibernated enough to journey up to Mars, PA for the 6th Annual Knit + Crochet Festival.  It was packed, with a few men scattered into hundreds of women and girls.  I

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The Wedding-Grandma Blanket

Back when I was churning out Log Cabin Blankets, this was my ultimate one — huge (almost seven feet by seven feet), thick (three strands of yarn per stitch), and destined for a wedding present for my brother + his

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The Wedding-Grandma Blanket

Back when I was churning out Log Cabin Blankets, this was my ultimate one — huge (almost seven feet by seven feet), thick (three strands of yarn per stitch), and destined for a wedding present for my brother + his

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Bicycle Decals

I made these in the summer in Belfast, out of bicycle tape donated by Sam and a scraps of black felt salvaged from the wilds of the Holylands.  I like the face, I always like the faces.

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Bicycle Decals

I made these in the summer in Belfast, out of bicycle tape donated by Sam and a scraps of black felt salvaged from the wilds of the Holylands.  I like the face, I always like the faces.

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Snowflake + Mandala Bags

I painted + sewed the fronts of these bags a month ago, but it was only after going to Puerto Rico (and witnessing hundreds of Carnival Cruise tourists with their tropical holiday bags) that I figured out how to design

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Snowflake + Mandala Bags

I painted + sewed the fronts of these bags a month ago, but it was only after going to Puerto Rico (and witnessing hundreds of Carnival Cruise tourists with their tropical holiday bags) that I figured out how to design

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