Getting stuck with pink and brown inspired me to make an abstract interpretation of an Entwife.
For Halloween this year, Tiny the T. rex decided to be Elizabeth I of England. She looked through books until she found a dress she liked (the jewel encrusted gown of the Ditchley portrait), then asked her Aunt Rexie if she could help her with her costume. Aunt Rexie took one look, sighed, and then got... Continue Reading →
It's been nearly seven years since I overhauled my studio space using the methods in Organizing from the Inside Out and I am still reaping the benefits. Even I can hardly believe it. Often, my studio looks like a wreck. I have a tendency to spread out when working on something. When it's time to change projects,... Continue Reading →
My recent class with Lisa Yoder inspired me to finally finish the bead stitch sampler book I started in 2014. I had stopped because I'd reached a fussy stage where I need to fuse fabrics together to make the cover and I couldn't be bothered. Now that the itch to bead was back, it was easy to... Continue Reading →
When I saw that my quilt guild had a beading class with Lisa Yoder coming up, I debated with myself about taking it. I've been beading on fabric for years and have even done demos at the guild on basic beading techniques. What more was there to learn? Fortunately, I talked myself into taking the class.... Continue Reading →