I've been very interested in designing prints this year. I've been thinking so much about my concepts and inspirations that it just seemed like a natural progression to develop prints based on what I'm collecting and looking at. I started collecting porcelain animals for no reason other than that I just loved looking at them.... Continue Reading →
I'm really excited about the first product my daughter and I created together. She needed a way to carry her Pennyboard skateboard (named Heather) and we couldn't find anything online that would work so we decided to make it ourselves. She designed it and picked out the fabrics; I made the pattern and started sewing... Continue Reading →
I designed this little gingham wisp of a tote bag a few years ago for a friend. I love it so much that I made myself one too. I decided that this summer would be the perfect time to make a few more to offer on Etsy. It is just a slight little tote for summer... Continue Reading →
Skate boarding has taken over my neighborhood. All the local kids are out on their boards and I love watching them. It looks like so much fun but I'm one of those people who can barely balance on a flat floor so I won't be trying it. My daughter and her gang of skaters, named... Continue Reading →
I'm almost done with this winter knitting project, the Odd Little Grandpa Sweater. Trying to figure out what the next project will be. I can't be without a knitting project, I need to have that relaxing activity while I'm watching Justified.
I made this little collage right before the Holidays and used it as the image for some postcards and tags for the holiday craft show I did. I also added part of it to my Etsy store as a new banner. This is my little set up at the craft show. My... Continue Reading →
This year I will have my little hand crafts that I can't help making available at the Yuletide craft show at 1305 Gallery on Main Street. Show starts on Final Friday, which also happens to be black Friday this year, and runs through the end of December.
My wall of Patterns and my doll necklace. Starting to run out of room here again. I wear my headless doll necklace when I need to be reminded to stay focused, stay true to me. A stack of fall hats waiting to be run through the serger. Shades of fall, white, blue, gray and brown.... Continue Reading →
I recently made some new towels from my Towel Topper Pattern. I still find these towels super handy around the house. When they get too old and ratty I toss them out and get to make more!If you're interested in making a few towel toppers of your own you can download the PDF pattern here... Continue Reading →