Saturday, May 09, 2015

Stitched journal page.

Welcome to my blog, I'm so delighted to have been asked to be the Documented Life Project™ featured artist for May 9th. The theme for this month is Touchy Feely (texture). The art challenge for this week is Stitching, and the prompt is “All that I am after is a life full of laughter.” 

For this theme I gathered up paper, paint, fabric and thread and I set off creating my journal page. I hope you enjoy this time-lapse step by step video of me working on my page,

stiched mixed media journal page from ruth rae on Vimeo.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New kits in my shop

Fabric cuff kit along with the online class is only $25.00

Hand dyed fabric kits in a few different colors along with fabric flower class where I show how to make the flowers as well as how to dye your own fabric! Is also $25.00

Please head on over to etsy to cheek them out.  


Wednesday, November 05, 2014

New book

Discover Collage Inspiration, Ideas and New Techniques!
Inside Explore Mixed Media Collage, authors Kristen Robinson and Ruth Rae transform timeless and classic techniques into fresh, trendy artwork. You will learn not only which techniques to use and how to best combine them, but you'll also follow along with tons of easy step-by-step demonstrations along the way.

Order your copy today and find: 

  • Over 20 deconstructed projects to inspire your very own collage-making
  • A showcase of 32 timeless and classic techniques with modern twists, from creating your own personal stamps and stencils, to creating dimensional objects with plaster wrap, and more
  • Three powerful sections that build off one another, starting with basic techniques, moving into step-by-step projects, and ending with a fantastic idea-generating collage gallery 

This is the perfect book for every collage lover! Whether you're looking for ideas to get you started, or just need new collage inspiration, Explore Mixed Media Collage will give your work the boost it needs!

You can buy you book here


Tuesday, November 04, 2014

DVD's now available

I am thrilled to let you know I have three new workshops for sale they are available as DVD's or video download! 

Fanric collage workshop is filled with techniques for creating unique layers in your mixed-media fabric collage by using your sewing machine to write words and make texture. You can buy it here

Learn to make one-of-a-kind jewelry that can be worn as a necklace and bracelet! You can buy it here

In this workshop exploration of dimensional collage!

Combine fabric, paper, wire, and wood to create a romantic three-dimensional mixed-media collage. You can buy it here


Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Are you  looking forward to adding some holiday cheer to your home? Then join me and 8 other artist for the magic of Christmas a colbritive online e course. 
 I will be teaching The magic of Christmas Heart garland: learn how to sew a primitive fabric garland  that you will adorn with hearts that you will make with cardboard and plaster to create shapes that you will encase in wax. use  paint to create color wash to patina your hearts to complete this project. 

The event will begin on November 1st with 2 new projects being added daily through November 9th. This fun and creative online event will get you excited and in the creating mood for the upcoming holiday season! The classroom and content will remain open and available for you for 6 months.
Please note that registration will close November 30th. Don't delay - register today!!
Event fee is only $49.99 for 16 different projects from 8 different artist!

(Expect an invitation to join the classroom within 24 hours of registration!)

heart garland kit

heart dress kit
The magic of Christmas "heart dress" Discover the process of working with simple coffee stained muslin. As we explore the process of creating a tattered time worn effect onto fabrics by means of Fabric staining. Learn how to cut out and sew ruffles and embroidery stitch a word as we construct demure “art” dress. Complete your creation with the construction of your own hanger.

keep in mind after you register:

  1. You must establish a free account in the Academy at This is where the event will be hosted, and the only way for you to view each project.
  2. On October 15th,  invitations will be sent out to join the event, in the Academy, to the email address associated with your payment. 
  3. The only features available to students on will be the supply lists and/or links to kits. As our event begins on November 1st


Thursday, August 28, 2014



Thursday, July 10, 2014

Art journals.