Braid-y Bunch

Braid-y Bunch

It’s been a lovely break between semesters, and I’ve had a chance to practice two of the new skills I learned in 2012, bead crochet and kumihimo. Both are a lot of fun, allowing for creative choices when it comes to picking out the beads, and meditative...
Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival

Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival

I’m done with summer at school, and gearing up during our three week break to get ready for the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival! I’m very happy to be doing a show like this that is closer to home and doesnt involve flying! I hope that people will come and...
All Dolled Up In 2012

All Dolled Up In 2012

Its a brand new year, holding lots of promise of work to do and share; and I’m looking forward to finishing many of my projects that have been in the works for a while and to starting new ones as well. I’ll be making new dolls, necklaces, and wall art with...

Dress Up Fun Faces

Previously I posted about the two millefiore face canes that I just made using Kato polyclay. I spent a couple of days playing “dress up” to create Victorian style ladies, dancehall girls and some honkytonk angels (as well as miniature masks for the...

New Faces For Spring

I’m in polymer clay mode this May, making lots of new beads and pins and faces–both in cabochon form and canes. I’ve made face canes before, but only using Fimo and Premo brands of polymer clay. Here’s a picture of some of the ones I’ve...

Hot Fun!

´╗┐During the fall, winter and spring months, I get to stay warm and toasty at school–having the ceramics kilns running and getting up over 1800 degrees insures that the art room stays cozy many days! Now that the spring semester at school is over, I’ve...