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Note from shop owner Temari Thread Balls, Fabric Origami Ornaments, Mixed Media Art, Textile Collage and Art Quilts. Eco-friendly artwork of organic and sustainable fabrics and fibers.

My shop is taking a short break. Until I've restocked, you can find me at

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Last updated on May 16, 2016

Temari Thread Balls, Fabric Origami Ornaments, Mixed Media Art, Textile Collage and Art Quilts. Eco-friendly artwork of organic and sustainable fabrics and fibers.

My shop is taking a short break. Until I've restocked, you can find me at


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About PennyFabricArt

Sales 249
On Etsy since 2007

Contemporary Original Textile Art, Art Quilts, and Art Objects

Coming from a career background in high tech publishing, advertising and graphic design, for the past fifteen years I've dedicated my focus to textile arts and writing.

All of the items in my shop are handmade, by me.

Most of my artwork is eco-friendly, using organic fabrics and fibers and sustainable materials. I search for materials such as fabrics, threads & fibers, adhesives, paints, metals, and embellishments that are grown, created, and processed in environmentally sensitive and humane ways. I work hard to find ecologically sustainable materials, as well as giving preference to Fair Trade products.

My Etsy shop presents a selection of smaller works, home decor items, and unique ornaments. I also do custom work for home, office, or corporate installation.

Exhibitions & Press:

500 Art Quilts: An Inspiring Collection of Contemporary Work
Lark Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-1600590580

Mary Jane's Farm Magazine, Sept/Oct 2011

Pretty Little Mini Quilts
Lark Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-1600594939

Countdown Calendars
C & T Publications, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-60705-174-9

Carnegie Center for Art, New Albany, IN - Honorable Mention
International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
International Quilt Market, Houston, TX
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA
Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT
McHenry County College Galleries, Crystal Lake, IL
Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Kismet Gallery, Troy, NY
Farmington Arts Festival, Farmington, CT
Stamford Art Association Gallery, Stamford, CT
Ridgefield Guild of Artists Gallery, Ridgefield, CT

Time Magazine, Person of the Year, 2006


Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT
American Quilter's Society (AQS), Paducah, KY
Alliance for American Quilts, Asheville, NC

Shop members

  • Lisa Penny

    Owner, Artist, Writer

    I create contemporary art in a modern collection of mixed media art, textile collage, and art quilts. I am also a writer of short fiction and features for magazines and websites.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 2, 2014
Some designs are available for wholesale. Please send me a Conversation to inquire about wholesale designs and quantities.

If you like something on that is not listed on, or a Sold item that is in a private collection, drop me a Conversation and I can create a custom listing for you.

All work is produced in my dedicated studio, in a smoke free/pet free house.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
RETURNS: Because of the risk involved in packaging and shipping artwork, please try to be very sure of your purchase prior to ordering. I am happy to send you more detailed photos prior to your purchase, if you wish.

If you must return an item, I accept returns within 30 days** of the original purchase date. RETURNED ITEMS OVER $50 MUST BE INSURED. Your refund will be processed upon receipt of the returned item.

PLEASE NOTE: Your refund is dependent upon my receipt of the returned package, so Delivery Tracking and Insurance are critical - if a package is lost during return without insurance, I cannot issue the refund. I appreciate your care in handling of my artwork.

**SEASONAL HOLIDAY ITEMS such as Christmas tree skirts and Advent calendars are returnable only within 7 days of the delivery date, as shown on delivery tracking records. If you receive a holiday item and wish to return it, you must return it within 7 days. The 30 day return policy is not applicable to specificly Christmas items.
Payment must be made at the time of purchase. I accept PayPal or Etsy in-house direct checkout. You don't have to have a PayPal account to use PayPal - you can use your credit card for a one time purchase.

I do not accept personal checks or money orders for online sales, sorry.

CT RESIDENTS: 6% Sales Tax will be automatically added to your invoice.

Custom orders require a 50% deposit prior to commencement of work, upon agreement of a design. The remaining 50% is due upon review of the completed photos, prior to item shipping.
I ship via USPS Priority Mail for quilts and smaller artworks. Larger gallery-wrapped pieces ship via Fed-Ex or UPS. I use Delivery Confirmation and Insurance on all artwork, at my expense. Some ornaments ship via USPS First Class. I am always open to quoting Express Delivery upon request.

I ship Internationally. All International shipments are subject to the Customs & Import restrictions of the customer's country.

Customers receiving deliveries outside of the USA are responsible for payment of any Customs Fees. These will be charged by your Postal service on delivery.

You can estimate Customs & VAT fees using this website:

I will ship via expedited shipping if you prefer. Please send me a Conversation for a quote for any alternative shipping method.
Additional policies and FAQs
Purchases made via this website's Shopping Cart are processed securely via PayPal or Etsy's in-house payment system.

Lisa Penny Fiber Arts may retain and use information collected in your use of the site, excluding secure transaction data such as credit card information. Lisa Penny Fiber Arts will not share information associated with you with any third parties except with (i) your consent; (ii) if it is required by law.

No customers or contacts will be added to my mailing list without your consent.

I use Google Analytics to track site statistics. This includes use of a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data.

Please note: All photos of my work in this Etsy shop are © 2012, Lisa M. Penny, All Rights Reserved. No unauthorized use. No reproduction is allowed without permission.