Stitching in Art & Life

   Hi there, friends~    Thanks for coming by to see me today. I do appreciate you taking the time, and I want you to know that! So often social media can feel like something that needs to be stepped away from, its too frantic, its too confrontational. I miss the ‘good ol days’ of […]

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Welcome, 2019

   Ah, here we are:: 2019. Welcome!~A fresh new year, with months of blank pages for us to write in. It’s always exciting….and I always get in the mood to start new projects, make new plans for new art….it’s a time of hope, and that is always a good thing. This is also a time […]

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Valentine’s Day Update!

  Hello there, and happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!I wanted to pop by and let you know that I’ve listed lots of new goodies in my etsy shop in anticipation of St. Valentine’s Day.  I am also really excited to share with you my first knitting pattern, for a little hat I’ve called “The […]

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Handmade Hearts: Lavender Sachets For Your Linens

   It is a truth universally acknowledged that a lady 3/4 of the way through a massive illustration project has to take a moment to put down the paintbrush and do something completely different. And so— these little sachet sets were born!    Recently I’ve been reading some good books that have me thinking about […]

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Prairie Girl Petticoat

I love pretty prairie clothes. I love things that are simple and homespun with a bit of a rough edge. So I thought now that spring was coming and skirt weather was nigh upon us…I needed a petticoat! The shabbier and tattier and prairier the better. And when I came across this petticoat tutorial from […]

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Rainy Day Rambling

It’s so rainy and cold out, that the truth is, I’m trying to stay awake! I’ve got lots of grand plans to keep me busy, of course. So far I’ve made four skirts for my daughter and I’m attempting to make some cute little tattery petticoats for us both. Here’s hoping they work out! Not […]

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