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Redwork Embroidery: Cat Clock!

Redwork Embroidery: Cat Clock!

Remember the redwork embroidery swap I did a few weeks ago? I received mine in the mail, and it is wonderful! It was sender’s choice, meaning the person sending could pick anything they wanted to sew, but in this case, it is like she knew me perfectly. She stitched me… a cat clock! Isn’t it … Continue reading

Working On

Working On

I have an art show (just me!) for the month of July at the Bethlehem Public Library. I applied for a spot over a year and a half ago, the waiting list is so long. So now I am working on and finishing up work that I want for that, like these pieces: This one … Continue reading

Ladybugs for Mother’s Day…

Ladybugs for Mother’s Day…

“Mommy, how high can ladybugs fly?” Don’t you love kid questions? The Wee One asked me this when we were driving home the other day, and it spurred a wonderful conversation. In honor of my little sweetie who is the reason I am celebrating my fourth Mother’s Day today, here is a free pattern for … Continue reading

Frida! An art doll

Frida! An art doll

Remember that sneak peek of something I finished that I was pretty darn excited about? Here it is! An original design for a Frida Kahlo art doll that I made for a plushie swap. The person I was assigned is a doll artist and has made many dolls. After looking through some of her creations, … Continue reading

Finished…

Finished…

Embroidery for the embroidery swap by Sweet Little Pretties! You might remember my in-progress shot of this piece from earlier in the week, and here it is finished. The back has tabs at the top for hanging, either by putting tacks through or by putting a dowel from one side to the other in the top corners, … Continue reading

Working on…

Working on…

Embroidery for the embroidery swap Sweet Little Pretties is hosting. Based on what my recipient shared, I think this is going to fit her to a “T”– or at least I hope so! I don’t want to say too much about it in case she reads my blog, so this sneak peek is all I … Continue reading

Bird Mail!

Bird Mail!

I just sent off some handmade goodies for a fun swap: Bird Mail Art! I had to decorate an envelope so it had a bird theme– I stamped a handcarved bird block I made, plus some other imagery. Inside I had to include flat bird related goodies. I made this felt bird ornament: Plus I … Continue reading