The Peak of Summer

Hello there, friends, How are you? Here it is very, very hot— we are at the peak of summer! I can’t believe we’ve already come to the end of July, and the month of August coming this weekend. Here in Oklahoma, it is peach season, and I’m in the midst of harvesting from our own […]

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New Creations & Sweet Treats

Good morning!~ I am writing to you today very pleased with myself— I finally, FINALLY— finished the natural dye linen quilt that I’ve been working on since last spring. The quilt is made from different bits of linen that I dyed using madder root, indigo, coreopsis and black walnut. This piece has been a big […]

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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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New Year, New Decade, New Creations

Happy New Year, friends! Before us lies a completely fresh year, full of opportunities, adventures, and new things to learn. Over the last few months, I’ve felt a bit of restlessness and ‘painter’s block’, with my well of inspiration seeming to have run dry. After a long break however, and some adventures not too far […]

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Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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