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, […]

A New Doll

A new cloth doll I just finished. The doll face, body and costume are all stitched in the hoop, even the cutting lines are stitched out. When the machine embroidery is finished, cut out the […]

The Red House on Amazon

“The Red House” is my newest book. I self published using It is the story of life in a doll’s house filled with characters from favorite fairy tales. I’m happy to announce it is […]

Ladies Day

Late last week the clouds cleared long enough for Sharon (that’s her smiling at lunch) and I to hit the road for a ladies day. We went to Stream Cliff Herb Farm in Commiskey, In. […]