My most recent redwork block. This is the Hawaiian Po’ouli, a honey creeper from the rainforests of Mount Haleakalā. Its story is an especially sad one, partly because it was gone so recently and there were frantic efforts to save it in recent years. Discovered in the 1970s, it was estimated then that there were 200 left in the wild. By 1997, there were only … Continue reading Redwork Quilt Block: The Hawaiian Po’ouli
Hi There! Just a quick note to announce my swiftly upcoming classes for spring and summer! All of these virtual classes are offered through the Smithsonian Associates Studio Arts Program. Stay tuned for new classes in the Fall! Continue reading Upcoming Fiber Art Classes and Workshops!
I am busily getting ready for one of the biggest craft shows in the U.S., American Craft Made in Baltimore. Here are the deets! Continue reading Join Me for American Craft Made in Baltimore!
A year ago, I was at the point of despondency over the issue of climate change and ecological disaster. Of course, the news is not better on either of those fronts, but I personally feel better because I have found a way to be proactive. My answer to the climate change issue has been to change my own lifestyle, take a whole lot more political action, and to make these quilts. Continue reading Responding to the Climate Crisis with Quilts
The latest 30% fee hike was the kick I needed to finally close my store and move on from that chapter in my life. Continue reading Farewell Etsy…