Mother and Daughter

I love creating embroidered portraits! My friend Kaira has been inspiring me ever since we met online – we haven’t even met in person yet! She’s creative, supportive, and so caring – I’m so glad we met even if I can’t remember exactly how… anyone who says people you meet online aren’t really friends is…

Hazel Eye (with reflection)

My amazing step daughter took a great picture of my eye while we were at the Canton Liberty Fest a few years ago. I remember her saying, “your eye is like a rainbow!” because of all the colors that show up – my eyes are hazel and when you look up close you can see…

A Boy and his Cat

I took a photo of my son napping on the couch with his cat a few years ago. It is such a sweet image – we rescued this cat from the group of stray kittens in our yard. These two were instantly friends and remain close after seven years.

Self Portrait

A stitched self portrait I noticed during the process of creating this that my feelings towards the image (and myself) shifted a bit. At first I didn’t like this picture of me at all – I took this after just waking up and taking the dog out in the cold so I had my hood…