Forest or Trees……Garden or Flowers…..?

  Ruthie bids farewell to the Bluebird as she and Joseph head into the Enchanted Forest.   The lower back panel is complete. Here are lots of details.   A big step in the process […]

Panel In Place

  In Place! I almost gave up on this piece. So many mistakes in measuring, placement, gluing…….    I’m glad I didn’t give up. Yes my name is hard to read but I love the […]

Casket Back Progress

  I do have a plan when I start. It is really more of a guide, an inspiration or just an idea.   It is rarely followed line by line.   But I do have […]

Knot In My Backyard

  This knot garden is stitched with a foundation of silk braided lacet trim basted to a pattern on a fabric base. Those are the red stitches. I always try to use a contrasting color, […]

The Enchanted Forest

  Maybe Spring is near. The Enchanted Forest is starting to grow.     This is for the back of my casket, the only side left to complete.   Half bird and half snail, what […]

Claire’s New Dress

Claire may only have one leg to stand on at the moment but she loves her new dress! The underskirt is embroidered silk, the same silk I am using to line many little areas inside […]

Little Travelers

Her bag is packed. And her dolly is snug in her arms. What adventure awaits?