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FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 2: TUDOR QUEEN 1

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 2: TUDOR QUEEN 1

Here’s my second free little cross stitch pattern. I’m having a great time designing and cross stitching, so I think I’ll be continuing for awhile on this little project! Please see my previous post for details on how to get started. Here’s my first little […]

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 1: FLAPPER WITH A MAGIC LITTLE BLACK DRESS

FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN # 1: FLAPPER WITH A MAGIC LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Here’s hopefully the first of many free little figure cross stitch patterns! I had a goal to make many patterns for sale inspired by my artwork, but unfortunately, every time I cross stitch seriously and/or spend too much time on the computer, I get some […]

VLOG 8: GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – A FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN

VLOG 8: GNOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – A FREE CROSS STITCH PATTERN

As I mentioned in my last Vlog before the New Year, I’ve been working on a new offering – patterns of my work in cross stitch. I’ve been teaching myself a new software to do this and thought I would share this very simple, but sweet pattern […]

VLOG 7: MAKE YOUR OWN HEIRLOOM CHRISTMAS TREE HANGER USING RECYCLED FABRICS

VLOG 7: MAKE YOUR OWN HEIRLOOM CHRISTMAS TREE HANGER USING RECYCLED FABRICS

In this week’s video, we’re getting Christmas-y. I show a time lapse video on how to make a sweet Heirloom Textile Tree that could be passed on for generations using mostly recycled materials. I describe where to source some great fabrics and show a few tips […]

VLOG 6: DIY ART FOR THE HOLIDAYS – MAKING A GNOMEDALA

VLOG 6: DIY ART FOR THE HOLIDAYS – MAKING A GNOMEDALA

GNOMES, NORDIC ART AND FOLKLORE INSPIRED BY MAGICAL CHILDHOOD MEMORIES This week’s Art Vlog has a Wintery Nordic theme based on my love for Gnomes, my first love of magic and myth from my childhood. I talk about my childhood memory of my grandfather’s folklore cure […]

VLOG 5: HOW TO DRAW BEAUTIFUL MANDALAS

VLOG 5: HOW TO DRAW BEAUTIFUL MANDALAS

In this video on YouTube I go through the step-by-step process to draw meditative mandalas I developed for teaching. MEDITATIVE ARTS: MAKING MANDALAS Learn the Art of Making Beautiful Mandalas as a unique form of meditation, to reduce stress and anxiety and build a deeper connection with […]

VLOG 3: THE SEASON OF THE WITCH – THE WITCH WALL AND THE MYSTIC IN THE MAKING

VLOG 3: THE SEASON OF THE WITCH – THE WITCH WALL AND THE MYSTIC IN THE MAKING

Here is the fabric collage I created for Vlog 3 on YouTube on Oct 31st. Happy Hallowe’en and Season of the Witch! Materials Used:Fabric Scraps (you can also use paper scraps as well if you don’t have fabrics!)Scissors (and Exactoknife but it’s not totally necessary)Old Paintbrush for […]

Blog Post: Mystic Wallflowers

Blog Post: Mystic Wallflowers

They may look like Wallflowers to others at the party, but these women have important work to do. Mystical people don’t often get a break and are often told by others to not take life so seriously. It’s a tell-tale sign of living a mystical […]

Blog Post: Mystical Sisters

Blog Post: Mystical Sisters

Mystical Sisters – 16″ * 42″ acrylics and inks, unframed on paper Two Mystics. A Sisterly Bond. There’s no need for the sisters to speak aloud, because they know what the other is feeling. They are aware of the heart-crushing enormity of the world’s pain at this moment in time, but like their ancestors before them, they have […]

Blog Post: Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus

Blog Post: Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus

Tenui Filo Magnum Texitur Opus – From One Fine Thread, a Work of Art is Born. A piece I embroidered that sits above my fireplace mantle from 2018 – inspired From the Encyclopedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont, one inspiring woman from the 1800’s. […]