Last month I spent a week in Newfoundland, Canada attending a sashiko stitching/visible mending and hand quilting workshop retreat organized by Ace Camps Travel. If you’ve never been on a workshop retreat, I highly recommend it!
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of hosting an online glass painting workshop for a corporate client. I provided the ‘how-to' technique and inspiration and they brought enthusiasm and creativity! Read this post to learn more.
My latest batch of hand-dyed fabrics inspired my new fall 2020 color palette. You'll be seeing these colors pop up in products and patterns that I’m creating this fall/winter season. Read this post to learn more about my hand-dyeing process.
In case you missed my January blog post, Crafting Trends 2020: What’s On My Crafting Radar, I made a commitment to learn a variety of new crafts or art forms this year. One of those art forms on my list is hand lettering. Hand lettering is the art of drawing letters by hand. Continue to read this post for some tips on how to start your own hand lettering practice
This summer I had the pleasure of hosting two fun workshops: glass painting in June and silk painting in July. Not only does hosting workshops give me a chance to connect with you, my creative community, but also I just love watching the creative process and ideas you all come up with! I’m just amazed at what I see you create, after I provide you with some basic “how-to” tips.
Urban sketching is a great way to capture vacation memories from your travels. Different from photography, a sketch will truly be from your perspective and interpretation of a particular scene that may not be reflected in a photograph. Here are a few of my initial sketches.
What is my next goal as I start to pursue the world of surface print and pattern design? I want to experiment and practice with different design techniques using different mediums. My current focus: watercolor sketches.