Even though it’s Texas, the winter doldrums still strike. Nature is mostly brown and/or dead. The eyes ache for color and the mind seeks inspiration. I have the solution! Go to the New Beginnings art exhibit in Lewisville, Texas. Continue reading Opening Reception: New Beginnings
I was imbibing a Starbucks Java Chip Frappuccino with my friend, Tore Bellis, last Fall. That’s when the spark of creativity hit me: I want to write for Creative Machine Embroidery!
I recently took a Barbie doll apart for an art project. (I needed her head). Continue reading A Shell of Her Former Self
For Christmas 2019, I visited Crystal Bridges of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is my favorite museum because it has art that fits my taste.
One of the art displays featured books with Borax crystals. This intrigued me… Continue reading Memories of Tomorrow
I started this piece a few months ago but had a mental block. Last night the spark of ideas flowed so I pulled out the spray paints, leftover embroidered butterfly and assorted whatnots to complete the piece. Continue reading Chaos & Hope
Roberto wanted to reach out to the community in new and creative ways. That is why he offered to pose beside an embroidered heart to get the message out. He also suggested we abbreviate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Imagine how … Continue reading Miniatures, Embroidery & Personal Protective Equipment
Last year I worked non-stop making embroidered flamingo projects. I was very excited about the release of my Fabulous Flamingos design collection by Blue Hair Girl. … Continue reading Flamingo-Kitsch Telephone Table
Branding and marketing are among interests at work and in my personal life. This post will showcase details that warm the cockles of my heart. You’ll see a mix of old and new. When we checked in to The … Continue reading The Adolphus Hotel Part III – Branding
… and he enjoyed it! ________________________________________ I recently taught my friend Tore Bellis how to machine embroider. This was a fair trade because last year he taught me how to solder electronics. I considered what he might like to stitch … Continue reading A software engineer tries machine embroidery for the first time…