If you are just discovering our blog, LSIrish.com, or our line art craft, carving, and quilting patterns website, ArtDesignsStudio.com or if you have been away on vacation it’s time to get caught up on all of the happenings here on Lora Irish’s blog.
Free – Levels in Relief Wood Carving
Learn how to establish the basic levels of background, mid-ground, and foreground for your rough out stages in any relief wood carving pattern. Free Relief Wood Carving PDF E-Book download by Lora S. Irish.
Free – Your First Carving
Learn the basics to relief wood carving in this free relief wood carving PDF E-Book by Lora S. Irish. Includes the terms and techniques used in wood carving, step by step instructions for a beginner’s project, lots of photos, lots of ideas.
Free – Summer Art Quilt Fretwork Butterfly Project
Free PDF E-Book iron-on interfacing applique art quilt project, including a free butterfly pattern by Lora S. Irish. Includes step by step instructions, plus lots of ideas to alter and embellish your own quilt square.
Free – Craft, Carving, and Quilting Pattern Packages
We have posted new free pattern packages here on LSIrish.com and our line art craft and carving patterns website, ArtDesignsStudio.com. Don’t forget to download your copies today.
Free – Permanent Marker Painted Quilt Squares
Any line art craft, carving, or quilting pattern can become a brightly colored quilt square for your next sewing project. Learn how to create your own Mushroom Wood Spirit tote bag with our free online step by step instructions.
Basics to Painting your Wood Carvings
Enjoy this in-depth tutorial which focuses on the multiple methods of adding coloring to your next wood carving project. Includes directions for burnishing, dry brushing, china painting, oil staining, and much more.
Tiki Chess Set Carving
Spend a few fun hours carving our 3-D Tiki Chess set. This projects takes you step by step through the face carving of the classic Tiki statue and a few of the quick variations that can used to create the King, Queen, Rook, and other pieces. Includes free patterns to start your own set.
Free – Canada Goose Relief Carving Project
This in-depth, step by step relief wood carving projects takes you through every technique needed to create this Canada Goose Relief carving, including how to transfer your pattern, basic carving cuts, tools, undercuts, wood burning your carvings, and even how to paint your wood carving. Taught by Lora S. Irish.
Whittle Fish Decoy Carving
This fun project grew to become an E-Project on our line art pattern website, ArtDesignsStudio.com. Learn folk art ice fishing decoy carving with this in-depth step-by-step project taught by Lora S. Irish. This sixty page e-book includes an introduction to the history of ice fishing decoys, the six basic carving cuts needed to create these fun fish, and two complete projects. Complete your decoy with the painting steps and by creating a simple wire hanger. Over 40 decoy patterns, 21 finished painted decoy samples.
New Patterns and E-Projects at Art Designs Studio
Six new pattern packages and two new E-Projects have been published to our line art carving, craft, and quilting patterns website. So much more is coming soon! So, please stop by and browse through over 130 pattern packages, sorted by topic and theme.
New Line Art Craft Pattern Packages
Retro Owls – 20 new line art patterns
Dragon Medallions – 11 new line art patterns
Mushroom Wood Spirits – 18 new line art patterns
Fretwork Scroll Saw Lamps – 20- new line art patterns
Fretwork Butterfly Wind Chimes – 20 new line art patterns
Heart Shaped Designs – 18 new line art patterns