New Christmas Ornaments Up in my Shop!

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!

Dancing with the Devil Embroidery Installation

  A couple of days ago, I got to test-run my vision for displaying my embroidery installation, “Dancing with the Devil.” I’ve been hard at work finishing a few last text-based pieces for it. I was inspired by Oxford dictionary’s announcement of the 2018 “Word of the Year,” which, unsurprisingly, and completely apropos to my project, is “toxic.” Runners up include “gaslighting,” and “techlash.”  This … Continue reading Dancing with the Devil Embroidery Installation

Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)

Lately, I’m in a bit of a rut, artistically speaking. I do not have as much time to work every day. And I am bored with the results when I do sit down to work. I find myself wishing there were more colors in the spectrum, more textures and marks in nature to discover, because it seems my mind has worn out all of them. … Continue reading Dealing with Fallow Periods as an Artist (and Some New Drawings, Too)