The Red House Christmas

The Red House is ready for Christmas! Claire and William have been busy clearing the snow from the pond so the neighborhood kids can come and skate. Inside everyone is busy as well. Merry Christmas […]

Craft Party

Saturday night I had the pleasure of attending Noelle’s craft party (scroll down to Aug. 12 to see a picture of Noelle). It was amazing! So much energy, great projects, friendly folk and lots of […]


This book is so near and dear to my heart because it speaks about my passion, the creative spirit in each and every one of us. You don’t have to be an artist to be […]

Yesterday I told you I’ll be teaching at “make it sew” in Broomfeld, CO, this coming February. Here is another project we’ll be doing. Using animal patterns from my “WOW! Wool On Wool” book we […]

Welcome! Always a happy greeting. I created this quilted hanging as a project for “make it sew” a quilt shop in Broomfield, CO. I’ll be teaching there Feb. 4, 5 and 6, 2010! The design […]

Check this out!

I am delighted to be a part of the August 2009 issue of Somerset Digital Studio. As usual, in the article I am talking about my favorite subjects; drawing and embroidery and the joy of […]

Open at last!

My Etsy store is finally open! Here is a detail of the first print I have made available.


I was antiquing in Crown Point, IN over the weekend. This Christmas flex fence is one of only two treasures I found after a whole day of poking around. Tina deserves a medal for enduring […]

Stage settings

A stage is meant to frame a scene. Here a drawn frame acts as a stage. This is a very early piece of stagecraft created for the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Wearable Art Show way […]

Embroidery Inspiration

The pigtail wires on the lower right side of the red frame move the car, mom and kids back and forth through the drive thru. I love being able to use an everyday contemporary image, […]