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!