Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas dear readers.  Thank you for your support, your kind words and for visiting my world. You are loved and appreciated! Janet

Christmas Surprises

An early wool-on-wool applique of a cozy cupboard bed!  From the Red House Book, coming soon to The Embroiderer’s Story.

Christmas Surprises

Claire lives in The Red House. Here is part of her wardrobe. Don’t forget to check The Embroiderer’s Story for her 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway.

Christmas Surprises

The image of a red house shows up in my work over and over. This is a wool applique embroidery from my book “Making Things”. Are you visiting The Embroiderer’s Story?

Christmas Surprises

Tricia from The Embroiderer’s Story and I have teamed up to offer you a surprise! Be sure to visit her 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway each and every day so you won’t miss it.

Window Frame Progress

  The frames of the two dormers windows for the front of the casket are complete.   It might be the first time in my life I ever stitched two of one design!   I […]

My Embroidery Is Hung By The Chimney With Care

  My wool embroidery, “Night Time in the Enchanted Forest” is finally hung over the fireplace.    It is very happy in its new home.   In the dining room I have reassembled a small […]


  I strongly believe that a working model should be exactly that, something you really WORK on. You can see from the picture above how many layers of ideas I have tried out so far. […]

I Have Been Working But……..

  I tried inserting text in the Photoshop images but it is too small to read. So I will repeat myself. I want my casket to tell the story of “The Red House” and the […]