Twinchies

Last February I started noticing these little bits of artwork that people were calling Twinchies and Inchies and a variety of other names, too, depending upon the size of the textile or paper “canvas”.

“How fun is that?” I thought, and then, I gave it a whirl. Needless to say, I am hooked.  Each week I have been challenging myself to create a few (along with another artist friend).  It is the perfect way to put all those little bits of this and that to use.
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Such fun to work through these tiny compositions.  What I find interesting is that often times it is a bigger challenge to work with the smaller surface than something larger.

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I am always collecting fabric and weird textiles, sheer scarves and broken jewelry. I have boxes full of scraps and jars full of found buttons and beads.  Somewhere in the middle of all this collecting I acquired a large box of precut 2″x 2″ cotton squares; every color, pattern, and theme imaginable. They have certainly lent themselves well to this weekly challenge.

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I have no idea what I might do with these when I’m finished. There might be a Twinchie Tome  looming or something. Time will tell. For now, I’m just going to enjoy the process.

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