I love historic downtowns! And when my friend, Justine Wollaston, invited me to display art in the historic downtown of Pilot Point, Texas, I jumped at the chance.
Read the blog to learn about my three art pieces on display. They feature machine embroidery, wood, decoupage, “rondells” and more! Continue reading My art is on display at the Pilot Point Coffee House! Part 1 of 2
I just completed a new art piece, “Butterfly wings”.
Little tentative one, make haste and take flight with your shiny, gilded wings. While you may damage the wings along your journey you have what it takes to be courageous as a lion yet delicate and beautiful as a rose. Continue reading Little bashful one, make haste and take flight
Last fall I stared at the carpet while on a treadmill. I was gathering ideas for a new design collection. The ugly brown carpeting inspired me. I came up with rough sketches and submitted them to my talented team of … Continue reading Ugly brown carpeting inspired me
I have the privilege of writing the last page of every issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery. The page is called “A Closer Look” and features my miniatures in unexpected settings – preferably related to machine embroidery. That, dear readers, … Continue reading Day Job: Miniatures
It was an ordinary day at work—except this time, I was asked to shoot the cover project for the magazine. The catch—we needed it “yesterday”. To deal with the stress of a deadline, I put myself in a mental bubble—operating … Continue reading My 15 minutes of fame!
Last year I took a photography class at Brookhaven College. We met once a week in the evening for several hours. I learned more from that class than I did from books on my own. Here’s one of our homework … Continue reading Photography Homework
The day I took these photos I was on a mission to photograph something unusual to use as my homework assignment for class. I figured close-up shots of random “stuff” would work well. When I downloaded the photos I noticed … Continue reading Letters!