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WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

I had the opportunity to catch up with Cheryl Arkison this week for a quick Q + A.  We’re so thrilled to be hosting her as a guest instructor next ...
WE’RE MOVING

WE’RE MOVING

Leading up to the New Year, and holiday season, December seems to be the month that I take to reflect both on the year that’s passed and the one t...
WHAT'S IN YOUR STOCKING?

WHAT'S IN YOUR STOCKING?

When we were kids my mother, like so many others, hand-craft stockings for my brother and I.  Last year she passed mine onto me when she came by it...
MARK MAKING FUN FOR YOUR VALENTINE

MARK MAKING FUN FOR YOUR VALENTINE

Much of my creative process starts with making marks. In the spirit of Valentine’s day I’ve had a little fun in the studio. To start I have my ‘sp...

IT'S BEGINING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

It's that lovely time of year again when we start to think about that perfect something for that special someone. For me it means putting everythi...

NEW CRAFT COALITION FALL SHOW + SALE

Folks, this is a great venture that I've had the honor of being a part of for the last 2 years.  We've accomplished so much over such a short pe...

A BUSY SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

When developing surface design patterns, I start the whole process in my sketchbook. What that looks like for me, is a few sessions of making marks...

THE ANATOMY OF A SURFACE DESIGN PATTERN

I’m so honored to be a part of UPPERCASE magazines Surface Design Pattern Guide. So being inspired by the upcoming issue #21, it’s only fitting tha...

INSPIRATION - TOWNSHIP LIFE

As part of our drawing workshops I passed out ten disposable cameras and the participants were asked to take thirteen photos each - of township lif...

SPECIAL PROJECTS - KWA-DABEKA TOWNSHIP

In 2011 I headed back home to Durban, South Africa.  While visiting I wanted to get involved perhaps teach a workshop or volunteer.  I planned to b...

INSPIRATION - FLOOR MOSAICS IN ITALY

Husband and I just got home from a visit to Italy.  One thing I could never tire of - besides the food and coffee - were the floors.  You can not l...

INSPIRATION - LOOKING UP

After last weeks post focusing on the floors and mosaics in Italy, I thought it would only be fitting to follow up with a post about ‘looking up’....