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what’s on my work table in the adirondacks

It’s a good thing I like to sew. I brought an ambitious amount of work to the Adirondacks with me, partly because it needed to get done and partly because I couldn’t decide what to leave behind – I wanted to do it all. I’ve been getting a ton done on my favorite porch, sewing […]

on August 26, 2015 3
sketchbook : week 27

sketchbook : week 27

Week 27  in my yearlong sketchbook practice  (I’m working in the Adirondack mountains this week so my postings are off schedule). The closest internet spot is about 30 miles away at the homemade icecream store – not so bad right? Having a lovely time – hope you are too.

on August 25, 2015 0
grandma moses birds

holiday survey results

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the mini holiday ornament survey – I’m so glad I asked! The questions were: When should holiday patterns be available? Is there a particular ornament you would like? And do you prefer kits or downloads? Regarding timing there were equally strong opinions for early and not too […]

on August 19, 2015 1
songbird progress

songbird work and an upcoming stoop sale

I wanted  to show you a little more songbird progress – she has fancy tail feathers. They take ages to sew but I love them. She’s made from beautiful plum Sri textiles. And I’m having another annual-ish stoop sale! The virtual kind – I’ll put everything on Etsy.  I’ve just started photographing treasures I’m ready to part with. […]

on August 19, 2015 4
sketchbook : week 26

sketchbook : week 26

Week 26 in my yearlong sketchbook practice.  Fragments, snippets, thoughts, beginnings, experiments – I love having a library of them.  I’m almost ready to bust out of my 4 and 1/2 inch squares and try something bigger.  Bigger and maybe a sturdier substrate too – I love paper – even it’s limits – but it would […]

on August 15, 2015 0
shed skin

my big creative year : perspective

When I need to shift my perspective the best thing for me is to wander outside. So I did this weekend, for a little bit in the Adirondacks. I really didn’t think about things or try to figure anything out but while I was smelling moss and tree sap and collecting treasures my head cleared, […]

on August 10, 2015 5
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