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!!
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!
Ever get mesmerized then blown away by a pattern… ? I can sit for hours and look at the veining in a leaf, or the repeating swirls and textures in a stitched sequence… Or listen to a particular bit of music on repeat for HOURS because it evokes a certain smell . . . → Read More: To Sensory Chaos & partway back: It’s time to party with your perceptions
Here. I. Am.
I want to serve.
I want to be inspired & honest.
I want you to be free.
I want you to say what you need to say.
I want you to do what YOU need to do.
Shut. The. Front. Door. (!!!!) Ladies… we have our heading. It . . . → Read More: Invoking the Siren: & why those ships deserved the rocks
I can remember sitting in the den with my daddy when I was 6 or 7 years old… he was a hippy, Robert Crumb/Marshall McLuhan style, a meditating/heavy drinking gypsy man who could sit for hours listening to the Doors ‘Riders on the Storm’ or Mike Oldfield’s ‘Tubular Bells’ while it rained torrents outside . . . → Read More: My gypsy wears ruby slippers: the Essence of jamming with your exposed self
Yesterday I took an autumn themed piece into Florilegium & spent a few blissful hours being the store cat ( of course stitching). It’s always funny to see how surprised passers by are to see someone needleworking in a needlework store (??). Like, they go in to ogle the lush fibers and the . . . → Read More: Sshhh – Artist at Work…
Soooo, the video camera is in place:
And I’ve been making yet another use for an embroidery hoop: TRIpod sort of holder!!
We mounted the camera so that we could capture the action around the installation of the frame & fabric for the Womandrake and to get some . . . → Read More: Video GOODness is afoot!!
I must admit, I didn’t know how a cat would change the dynamic of the household… what with the Akita & kids, but I am so very pleased that within 48 hours of his arrival, little Moshi had completely enchanted us all (full name: Omoshoroi meaning curious or amusing): His long kitty naps on . . . → Read More: meow…
Living in the woods offers no end to the parade of things to get inspired by. Just this week, I’ve seen these:
Even in spite of the poison ivy, it’s been a lovely summer of gardens & stitch. And I’ve been working on some new projects for the mixed media stitchbooks I’m teaching:
. . . → Read More: get inspired, get busy…