A Bowl Full of Cherries ~ How Weaving Entered Our Life

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  Life is often like a bowl full of cherries, wonderful, delightful, and desirable.  There are those pits that we encounter along the way, but that’s just part of eating cherries and you deal with it, but don’t focus on them.  As a matter fact, focusing on them would rob us of the joy of […]

So, You Want to Learn to Sew

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  So did I, once upon a time. Way back when I was in elementary school, not long after I learned to crochet.  My mom didn’t do a lot of sewing, but there is one outfit that she made for me that stands out in my memory.  It was a skirt and a bolero vest […]

Faded ~ Making Trash into Treasure

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Faded tends to be a term that we mentally associate with old, worn out, no longer useful, ready to be thrown away. In my creative ventures those things that are faded, worn out, needing to be discarded, are actually repurposed into things of beauty, pleasure and service.  Truly trash to treasure transformations, . . . […]

Pretty Princess Journal

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In a previous post, I shared about a craft show I attended last month.  At this show I introduced a new product to my local market, the handmade junk journal, and I had several people stop and look through the journals, absolutely fascinated with the idea of these little gems. 

Harvest Craft Show

My business has been in a state of cryostasis (terminology borrowed from the conversations of my sci-fi loving children) for a few years now.  This year is the year I decided to regroup, rebrand, and reset my vision so I actually accomplish some goals, and move my business forward.

My First Love: Textile Style

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My first love in the world of textiles and creating them was crochet. When I was a little girl, my parents went to the neighbor’s often to sit and visit, taking my little sister and I with them.  This neighbor couple were much older than my parents, and were like surrogate grandparents to us girls. […]

The World is my Muse

  The New Oxford American Dictionary defines ‘muse’ as:   a woman, or a force personified as a woman, who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist   Truly, I derive inspiration for my projects from the world around me.  From the beauty of God’s creation, through the perspective of those who have […]