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It’s been such a long time since I have posted here in my blog. Between Covid, and shows and so much work I can hardly handle, something had to give. I will try to get back to blog posts more regularly! In the meantime, enjoy this new and very rough video that I made of…

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I often have to juggle things in my life. I always have, and I always seem to thrive in an environment of multi-tasking. I make my living in various ways, and lately I have had a lot of work designing for my job with the knitters in Nepal. I was very busy earlier with deadlines…

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I have been in love with textiles since I was a girl. I sewed buttons onto cloth with mother when I was 3 or 4, and made my first cross stitch sampler when I was 9.  Eventually,  it became my whole world. I always sewed my own clothes, embroidered on jeans (this was the 60’s…

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We are in the depths of winter in Colorado right now. There is traditionally quite a lot of snow in March. But who knows about the weather these days? I was enchanted by the sun coming through my window as I worked this morning, while finishing another Interwoven Cuff. I am crazy about this new…

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      I continue to be captivated by the work of Paul Klee. This weekend I created another “Interwoven Cuff” inspired by one of his paintings from 1929, “Fire In The Evening.” Initially I was drawn to this painting simply in terms of its color- it’s cool, earthy dark-is blue and purple tones, sparked…

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Sorry I have been incommunicado for a while! Between the virus and the election and being incredibly busy with work (good stuff), I haven’t been able to carve out the block of time to post on this blog. But I’m back. I plan to get back to it at least a couple times a week…

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Today, after making my toast and coffee, I decided to read all the headlines in The NY Times- and then leave the news until the evening. I have found that listening to the news throughout the day only make me more anxious and more distracted, making it hard to focus on work. And I have…

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These are trying times. Most all of us are isolated indoors with the threat of the Corona virus looming. Uncertainty, anxiety, fear are just some of the feelings that I am having. What about you? For the first week or so, I could not fathom making a watercolor painting, or creating a new piece of…

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It’s that time of year when I am working mostly, and mostly working. I have three trade shows coming up within the next month. Outdoor Retailer is the trade show for my work in Nepal, with hand knit sweaters and accessories (next week) in Denver. After that, I fly to New York City for “Metal…

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February 2020 starts my year with the Trade Show season. I will be participating in both a new show (for me) in New York City called “Metal and Smith” which runs simultaneously with the gigantic show “New York Now” at the Javits Center. I will be at 518 West 38th street on February 3 and…

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