Contemporary Needle Arts

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Satin Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Satin Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Satin Stitch, a traditional filling stitch. My stitching is a little open here to show each stitch, but really is best to get as close as possible to the previous stitch. A good tip is to always put […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Long and Short Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Long and Short Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Long and Short Stitch, a stitch I use all the time when embroidering animals. It can look like fur or feathers, esp when done so it isn’t so consistent… I wanted to show the basics of the stitch […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – My Cat Needed Attention Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – My Cat Needed Attention Video

Beause EVERYBODY has to stop what they’re doing when the cat needs attention. This video has no sound to distract you from the beauty of Stella. haha!

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Back Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Back Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Back Stitch, a common outlining stitch, which I have lovingly shortened to BS. Come up from the back and pull thread gently taut and then go down on the outline line, then come up from the back approx […]

Tulip Festival 2018 – Art Exhibit and Demo

Tulip Festival 2018 – Art Exhibit and Demo

I am proud to be exhibiting my work again at the Canadian Tulip Festival – at Lansdowne Park – The Art and Culture Tulip Experience Activities Art Gallery. I have two pieces on display (update: Now SOLD!) and I will also be giving a demonstration […]

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

It was such a pleasure to be interviewed by WAM: Women Artist Mentors, by women artists I admire and follow! For the full interview, please visit their website!

New Studio News!

New Studio News!

A New Home for me! I am so excited to share that I am proud to be a Resident Artist at Hellos Studios by LovISart in Ottawa!   Please do check out the new website at bylovisart.com for all the details, new courses and workshops, products and […]

Look Forward – New Art Studio Move

Look Forward – New Art Studio Move

Studio move today! Ready for new adventures after a 3 year period of cancer treatments, healing and finding my way again in every which way. I truly appreciate the people who have stuck by me through it all and let me take the time I […]