Cascade Project

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

We invite you to paint your own version of our project at the same time as we paint ours in my workshop February 26, 27 & 28.  We can all post our progression on face book. This will NOT be an ON LINE class, but more of a group participation. To view this and other projects click here!     To download the reference photo click here To download the pattern file click here    NOTE:  To download the pattern you will need the free program Adobe Reader installed on you computer.  To install the program click here. To download reprint permission click here   You will need to...

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Darika Windsor from Thailand

Posted on Sep 14, 2014

Darika flew 20 hours from Thailand to study with Karen in her Port Angeles studio. She even made the local...

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Color Play by Joen Wolfram

Posted on Sep 14, 2014

   From Karen:  SO excited to share with you ! Nancy Sterett Martin and I appear on page 47 of Joen Wolfrom’s latest book – Color Play (second edition) …just released this month. I have learned so much from her color sense..and so much of what Joen teaches about shading and highlighting with colors of fabric can be translated in choosing the perfect dye color to use . Her book is written as though she is sitting across the table from you …encouraging you along your colorful journey. I am pinching myself that I am featured in Joen’s book, and painting designs for...

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White Dahlia Project

Posted on May 18, 2014

White Dahlia Project We invite you to paint your own version of our project at the same time as we paint ours in my workshop June 20, 21, 22.  We can all post our progression on face book. This will NOT be an ON LINE class, but more of a group participation.   To view this and other projects click here.   To download the reference photo click here To download the pattern file click here     To download the pattern you will need the free program Adobe Reader installed on you computer.  To install the program click here. To download reprint permission click here   You will need...

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

Master Silk Painter Karen Sistek’s bold artistry will represent the Tulip Festival as the 2013 poster artist.  “Karen has created a painting for us that I think will become a classic for tulip fans,” noted Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Executive Director Cindy Verge. Karen’s artwork will appear on Tulip Festival apparel and...

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Silk Painters International

Posted on Mar 2, 2014

Silk Painters International article – Karen Sistek Flowers from the...

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Governor Christine Gregoire wears Sistek Silk

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

The Washington Environmental Council commissioned Karen to paint a scarf for then Governor Christine Gregoire.   The scarf was presented on November, 10th,...

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Silk Painters International Quilting

Posted on Mar 2, 2014

Silk Painters International article about Karen – Quilting the Natural World...

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Fiber Arts Now

Posted on Mar 2, 2014

Fiber Arts Now article about Karen...

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Peninsula Daily News

Posted on Feb 2, 2014

Karen was featured in a local newspaper article  “Silk-painting technique gains Port Angeles resident world recognition”.   Students come from all over the world to take classes from Karen.  Yoshita Ahmed from Dubai is featured in the...

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