Bartered Bride Embroideries

  Several months ago I posted these images of my embroidered stage set for the opera “The Bartered Bride”   Here is the first of the characters that will become the border of this quilt/embroidery.

Wool Hand Embroidered Quilt

  I created this quilt 12 years. The organization I made it for has chosen not to use for promotional purposes so I feel free to finally share it with my readers.   Each block […]

Hand embroidery on wool

  This is my spin on the traditional poem.   The sweater Mary is knitting, is a remnant of a sweater I worn in High School centuries ago. 

Hand Embroidery on Wool

  It is amazing to see the results of only one color embroidery floss and only one color of wool.    All the shades in between are attained by choice of the embroidery stitch and […]

Miss Croatia Doll

  This is Miss Croatia. Her face and hair were stitched in the embroidery machine, then assembled as a doll head.   Here she is wearing a hand stitched jacket. When she isn’t wearing her […]

Cotton Crazy Quilt

  Even though I did this quilt many years ago, I remember the inspiration came from a Japanese quilting magazine.   The Janet touch is the two borders of ‘tongues’ like the ones you would […]


A crocheted lap robe.   My favorite way to work a crocheted blanket/shawl is to start in the middle and keep adding rows. When I run out of yarn, or get tired of the project […]

Once Upon A Time

  You have seen this piece in a past post. I decided to make it a night scene. Once is sitting astride her friend Time on the ledge of the clock tower where they live. […]

Hooked Rugs

  My love for working with wool fabric started when I started hooking rugs. I used to begin lectures with the line, “I come from a long line of hookers.” It is true since my […]