Category: Collaging

My First Collage Pieces

Beach Scene Collage made by Tobi Collage

My first collage pieces were made as placements for my parents and were inspired by fabric that showed dramatic turquoise ocean waves, which my husband Curt got for me, along with the leaf fabric that went into the trees. By coincidence, that same summer of ’96, I had gotten the wood grain fabric to make… Read more »

What is the Fast Friday Fabric Challenge?

In October of 2006, I came across an on-line group which had started just the month before; it called itself the Fast Friday Fabric Challenge (FFFC). Their goal was to encourage quick work at creating quilted artwork. On the fourth Friday of each month, one group member would post a challenge which included a theme… Read more »

My Creative Process

I firmly believe that everybody can create, and that the direction of that creativity will be unique to the creator.  I came to fabric collage at a point where my husband and I had more than enough clothing, and I wanted to keep on sewing.  I tried making doll clothes for my nieces, and while… Read more »