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What makes Lorraine Turner special is that she uses Animal Communication brought through Meditation to tell our animal friends’ stories in Textile Art, Books, Workshops, FreeSpirit Fabrics and Webinars.

New!A Splash of Texture
12 wt. Aurifil Thread Collection
is now available.

See details HERE and Join her Webinar to see Lorraine demonstrating how to use this thread collection.

“Facebook Live Sessions”

Tune in EVERY Tuesday 1PM EDT

Beginning Tuesday, August 20th, I will be hosting Facebook LIVE sessions to discuss the process behind the art. I will kick it off by discussing, “STARBOUND.”
Think TUESDAYS with TURNER, that may help you to remember laughing

Each week I will speak about the creation process, who the animals are and how they are helping endangered animals as well as humanity.

     SEE you next TUESDAY!

Now available –  Supreme quality limited edition signed and numbered affordable prints on watercolor paper

BUY Lorraine’s Textile Art
as Originals or Prints

Latest blog posts

Challenge competitionTextile Art
Koala Sewing Art Challenge

Koala Sewing Art Challenge

Here’s YOUR chance to join a fun sewing challenge, WIN prizes and HELP endangered Koalas! For sometime now, my heart has been drawn to the plight of the Koalas. And so, I’ve set the intention for this exciting sewing challenge to raise awareness, funds and most importantly HONOR and RESPECT to our dear friends. Although I’de planned to visit the sanctuary in August and personally deliver the funds …

Textile Art
Fabric Collage – Directional Pathways Part 3

Fabric Collage – Directional Pathways Part 3

As I continue to write this blog to help others, I must pause and reflect on areas with which some beginners are having difficulty. And so, before continuing with step 8, let’s talk more about fabrics. I tell students to choose large and small prints in darks, mediums, and lights. I avoid certain fabrics, such as batiks and solids, in favor of directional patterns that help build the collage...

Textile Workshops

Lorraine teaches workshops on
Textile Embroidered Fabric Collage.

Please visit her TEXTILE WORKSHOPS page to find out more.

LIVE Webinar – “A Splash Of Texture” Embellishing

LIVE Webinar – “A Splash of Texture” How to create flora and fauna using Aurifil 12 wt threads. DATE: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 This is a 1-hour LIVE webinar where you will be watching Lorraine as she takes you step-by-step through the process.Learn how to add dimensional landscapes and dramatic backgrounds. Lorraine will be using Aurifil 12 wt. threads.

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