My first encounter with boro textiles was in 2003 in this article in Country Living magazine. I was stunned – instantly in love with them – the color and the composition were perfect. The mending, the layering, the meandering stitch work all spoke to me in a novel way – I related to them at […]
Week 28 in my yearlong sketchbook practice. I love looking at other people’s sketchbooks. I have collected a some here and if you have a favorite or your own sketchbook you feel like sharing please link in the comments – I’d love to see.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]