Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sorting, Remembering, Centering

For twenty-some years I’ve been acquiring papers, inks, and items that I felt had an artistic value. Back in the Early 80’s when I first began creating handmade greeting cards, I attended rubber stamp workshops and took classes. I had … Continue reading

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Dentist Visits

It’s been a difficult week, waiting on today’s dentist appointment. I’ve had some fairly severe tooth pain underneath a permanent 4-tooth bridge. X-rays today showed infection on the root of the two teeth underneath the bridge. Last June the crown … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Past

Several years ago I belonged to an online artist group called Belle Papier. I felt honored and awed to be among these very artistic and creative souls. My ‘shadow self’ didn’t feel like I was of their caliber, but I felt … Continue reading

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Letting Go

For years I’ve nursed an addiction to paper, ink and arts & Crafts. I’ve also, at times, fed an addiction for fabric and the creations that can be made with it. I’ve used both to express the creative part of … Continue reading

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Progress

Here’s all 12 blocks — laid out and ready to be sewn together. It’s different from anything I’ve made so far and I have no clue how I’m going to quilt it. Possibly, I’ll treat each block differently — I … Continue reading

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The Final Block Was the Hardest

After numerous ripping sessions, and re-sewing it far too many times, the 12th block is finished. I had to cheat on a couple of the seams in order for it to fit — and I have one (to my eye) … Continue reading

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Morning Dribble

Sometimes a day gets started in a wonderful way. My husband woke before me and took the following photos of deer in our back yard. Living in Arizona through the winter has its drawbacks. You’re not assured of receiving all … Continue reading

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