Stitching inspired by Scotland

Hi there, friends! I have some treats to share with you! I have just listed three new cross stitch patterns in my etsy shop, all of which were inspired by Scotland. They are now available as instant downloads so there’s no waiting period– you can get stitching as soon as you buy! I’m so happy […]

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New Art: The Bride and the Bees

Good morning friends, Hope all is well where you are! I am happy to report that I’ve listed some new art in my etsy shop, including prints and notecards featuring my latest painting— The Bride and the Bees. This piece was inspired by an old European folklore tradition of “telling the bees” when anything momentous […]

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Welsh Knitters painting & the unique Welsh dress

A few years back, I was searching for vintage photographs of women knitting, and came upon the subject of Welsh women knitting while wearing the most intriguing ensemble I’d ever seen! What caught my eye immediately was their distinctive tall hat– and the wonderful mix of pattern in their dress. The women photographed are usually […]

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Scandinavian Craft: “Snoflinga” Cross Stitch Pattern

Good morning friends, How are you doing this morning— or afternoon? It’s a very gray and chilly day here, after a few days of absolutely glorious, springtime weather. I know….totally not fair! And it didn’t last long, as those too-good-to-be-true weather days tend to do. I know in many places, there is still plenty of […]

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New Prints in my Etsy Shop

Now that the holidays are over, I am working on getting my etsy shop restocked and new art available for Midwinter. At this time of the year, I’m all about being cozy and I think you can see it in these pieces. By Lantern Light “By Lantern Light” is my latest painting, and it was […]

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Last Event of the Season

Hi there friends, hope you are having a wonderful autumn. Thanks so much to those of you who came to my open house at the studio a couple of weekends ago– it was so good to see you all, and so good to be with such kindred spirits. We stitched, knitted, spun, ate, drank and […]

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Autumn Open House

Hello, my friends and welcome to my Autumn Open House! This morning I have freshly listed several original works into my etsy shop— all devoted to the brilliantly beautiful and homey season of Autumn In this shop update you’ll find original paintings, hand painted boxes and also Halloween ornaments of ghosts and witches. I’ve been […]

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