Since I started doing Sashiko mending, I’ve been obsessed with this technique, which was used for century in Japan to beautifully patach clothing. So, for my big holiday craft this year, I decided to make Sashiko ornaments! I just listed a bunch in my shop and I’m hoping to list more because the process is very addictive and satisfying. These cloth ornaments are handmade using … Continue reading New Christmas Ornaments Up in my Shop!
Hi all! This is a very practical post which will give beginners a leg up on finishing your embroideries like pros!
I’m so fortunate to have found a job where I am free to be creative. Sure, I’m making half the salary I was making as a defense analyst, but I’m so much happier now. This month as a library tech, I got to: redesign the library newsletter, teach a class for adults in mixed media art, and …[drumroll]… finish this big mural in the children’s room. I … Continue reading Library Mural Project Complete! Here’s the Play-by-Play