I recently got a volunteer position to teach refugee women sewing skills. This is exciting!! It’s like getting a promotion. Last Friday I met a handful of the women. Their English is limited, and teaching them will be very interesting and very special to me too. It’s going to be a privilege to work with… Read More Teaching sewing multiculturally
A recent trip to New York City gave me an idea for postcards. I usually don’t collage paper, so this was a good practice for me. I used paper by KaiserCraft – Base Coat Collection, Tim Holtz – Distress Collection, time tables for train schedules that I picked up in NYC, and letter stamps.
We got out our Halloween decorations today and were trying to pretty up our front porch. I have a jar of fingers and eyballs and other small human parts made out of rubber. Kind of gross! But fun! Here is also a couple of Halloween themed necklaces, the little pocket-like ones I made with stamps,… Read More Halloween
Here is something you can make with your old jeans that are destined to the thrift store. Cut up the legs and make mini tote bags. Last year I made a bunch of these and played with decorating them using free motion stitching. I sent them off to GreenCraft magazine and was delighted to see… Read More Tote bags