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Welcome All in 2012!!!

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Creating Artful Lives and Living in Possibility – Get with it!

Join me and Rebecca Parsons of Artistically Speaking Radio as we talk about the importance of perspective in order to maintain focus and creative habits.  Visit Podcast We also discuss Coping Creatively through art journaling  and other creative outlets. Special guest appearance by Quinn MacDonald!! Are YOU ready for inspiration?

Speaking of Inspiration . . . → Read More: Creating Artful Lives and Living in Possibility – Get with it!

Its time to Register and Join ME for Journaling, & a trip to the past!!!

Announcing: the Official Launch of the Cancer Can’t Take Memories Journal™ Project Workshop — a Healing Partnership with

Join me at the Overland Park location, 10520 Barkley, Ste 100 on Wednesday, 19 September at 930am…..

All those stories you wish someone would’ve written down…

All those questions you wish you’d asked…  NOW is . . . → Read More: Its time to Register and Join ME for Journaling, & a trip to the past!!!

Parisole Partnership Beats the Heat!

And… there we were! A sassy bunch of Gents and Dames looking for a little relief from the city heat…

Luckily, the Oak Street Speakeasy provided JUST the refreshing respite we were looking for!

Of course, I couldn’t resist pulling out the old feathered headpiece from days gone by and fluffing up my feather . . . → Read More: Parisole Partnership Beats the Heat!

The MakerFaire Affair… New Liasons… & Meetups to come!!

MANY THANKS to all who came out to Maker Faire to visit me!! I’ve only just managed to get all the supplies & artwork put back into my studio — *whew*  For those who couldnt make it, here’s a quick look at the frivolity:

Before we set out to load everything in, the . . . → Read More: The MakerFaire Affair… New Liasons… & Meetups to come!!

Cancer Can’t Take Memories Journal™ Project – Rise to Meet Your Goals

As Ive been cleaning cyber-house, I’ve also been developing new projects and workshops.

The Rock Star of the news is my: Cancer Can’t Take Memories Journal™ Project I’m working on teaming up with Cancer Action KC to launch a doozy of a workshop — & I am SO proud of this . . . → Read More: Cancer Can’t Take Memories Journal™ Project – Rise to Meet Your Goals

The Delicious Momentum of Getting What You Want… & Giving DOUBLE Back!!

I can’t even express the thunderous monster of gratitude that I am walking around with… and ALL the ways I want to return it!

Let me tell the story…  After being contacted by the MO Fiber Artist’s to serve as juror over their exhibit Speaking of Fibers, I was just stunned for a few . . . → Read More: The Delicious Momentum of Getting What You Want… & Giving DOUBLE Back!!

Artful Liason… come experiment with me!

In the C & T Publishing Wednesday Night Digital Lounge, we’ll be playing in the paint, stringing and pouring the gel medium, and of course stitching ourselves silly! Fearlessly explore soft bodied acrylics on both dry and wet surfaces (fabric AND paper), get mesmerized as we practice my new groovy Stitch Mappery (think Zen . . . → Read More: Artful Liason… come experiment with me!

Episode THREE is LIVE… and the Fearless Studio Sessions are incubating!

Are you ready to get Dimensional?? Visit the Sinister Stitch Chronicles Episode 3: Dimensional Stitch, where I talk about the multiple personalities of the French Knot and discuss working the Monkshood/Wolfsbane piece on opposite sides of the same fabric — Woo Hoo!! Visit Episode 3

Meanwhile… I am sequestered in the sitting room and . . . → Read More: Episode THREE is LIVE… and the Fearless Studio Sessions are incubating!

Episode 2, Affection & Applause

Arrre Youuu Ready?? Sinister Stitch Chronicles Episode 2: Tools & Tribes is UP!!! All about tools, workspace, and some of the amazing stitchers who inspire me — VisitEpisode2!

Next: Affection and Applause!  This month has found me getting boatloads of affection and Whooping applause from such Rock Stars as Emma Broidery over at DMC . . . → Read More: Episode 2, Affection & Applause

Stalking the Elusive Womandrake, Gathering My Tribe

The event at the Scarlet Garnett gallery hosted by the KC Crafter’s Society was WONderful!  In the days leading up to June 23, I painted up the Womandrake: and made great progress in preparing her for her first stitches.

I managed to complete the underpainting in time to load her into the truck & . . . → Read More: Stalking the Elusive Womandrake, Gathering My Tribe