wondrous – mystical – intuitive – insightful Creating this portrait brought me so much joy. Looking at the beautiful, joyful expression each day made me smile. I like to think that every stitch I makeRead More

Seeing the Process

This piece began in the spring of 2019 on a large piece of cotton that I had dyed with pink. Initially, the fabric had some white seed stitches on it and I had planned onRead More

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 gladRead More

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 ofRead More

Boy Napping with 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 kittensRead More

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 afterRead More