Articles & Photos
The following are some articles that you may enjoy. They are for your personal use only. While you are welcome to link to them, please do not copy, distribute, or republish these articles in any manner unless you ask for permission by first contacting me. I've also included some photos that I've taken. Again, please do not copy, distribute, or republish any of them in any manner.
I continually get emails asking for printer recommendations for use with fabric printing, and I always recommend a printer that uses pigmented ink. The above illustrates why — pigmented ink is not only water resistant, but it is UV resistant.
If you're wondering how to make a repeating pattern for use as a fabric design or anything else, I've written some basic instructions for it.
I have been enjoying inkjet printing on fabric since the early 1990s. Since that time, new products have emerged offering artists an extended range of inkjet printing options.
When making a hanging sleeve for a quilt, it is important to incorporate some give to accommodate the hanging device, which at quilt shows is generally some sort of pole.
Photomerge is a tool available in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements that allows you to stitch together two or more photos to create one photo.
How can I protect my images to prevent someone from downloading them from my Web site?
Lens aperture can often seem counter intuitive. It would seem that the larger number would indicate the more light coming in. Yet this is not so.
Each year I search for butterflies to photograph.
I bought some archival boxes and tissue paper back in December with the goal of better quilt storage.
It matter of being in the right place at the right time with the right lighting when a male peacock decided to open its feathers to impress a female peacock. - May 2008
Photos taken on February 17, 2005, ©2005 Gloria Hansen
Dian Moore of Hummelstown, Pa., enjoyed knitting since the age of 17. She worked for years in an office, first on a typewriter then a computer. In addition, Dian has been quilting for years. Eventually Dian experienced terrible pains in her right hand. ©1997 Gloria Hansen
View a Quicktime slideshow of my San Francisco Macworld adventures.