Art Journaling

printed tissue paper over collaged paper, canvas painted hearts, heart with Pitt pen The last few days I’ve been playing in a new art journal. Experimenting with techniques from Christy Tomlinson’s She Had Three Hearts workshops. The workshop is packed with info; I’m not even halfway through the videos but I’m enjoying the process of […]

Fabric Book/Journal

fabric book page – fussy cut fabric with hand stitching detail and fabric tag I love making fabric books. They capture a moment, a snippet of inspiration and allow me to play and practice. When I have a long, draining day at work and don’t feel like my usual creative self, I open a fabric […]

Be Your Amazing Self

be your amazing self (8” x 10”) I’ve been holding to pieces of a quilt top that I never finished. Finally found a good use for it today. Used lots of doodle stitching in black, circles in red and green on the color blocks and wrote ‘be your amazing self’ in blue. I had intended […]


Girl sewn on card (3.5” x 8”) My day job had been extra busy leaving me too drained to play in my studio. Instead I’ve been curling up with a good book, er.. 3 books. It’s a trilogy aimed at teens but the story sucked me in. Thankfully, I had already scheduled today off. So […]

Sharing Creativity

Before moving to Alaska, I was involved with the Ohio Valley Quilters’ Guild in Cincinnati where I met some amazingly talented women. I loved being involved so I edited the newsletter, helped with the website, coordinated the creation of community quilt (made with scraps donated by 72 different people in the city), served as vice […]