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Article published in Cloth, Paper, Scissors magazine

One of my goals for last year was to be published in  this beautiful magazine. I completed three projects last April based on bioluminescent animals for a fall issue of the magazine with the theme” Into the Dark”. However, the magazine had to cut the article for room–but, next month, you’ll see one of the … Continue reading »

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Fergus MacTavish, new sewing pattern series

I’ve been working on special illustrations for my Fergus MacTavish line of sewing patterns. I’m almost ready to debut the first three patterns! Here’s a sneak peek at one of the illustrations. Each pattern will contain part of Fergus’s story and I’m really excited to share them with you guys!

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New kits available in the Etsy store!

Just in time for gift making, I’ve added kits for the very popular Tidbit Faerie dolls. These fairies are the perfect size for dollhouses, ornaments or pins. You’ve got the choice of 4 different skin colors (in a pre-sewn tube!), lots of felt colors, and 6 different hair colors. Check out the listing here. I’ve … Continue reading »

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New handmade journals, upcycled from vintage children’s books

Last weekend was the Warner Fall Foliage Festival. We have gone to this festival every year since we’ve lived in New Hampshire, but this year we missed it. Both of my husband’s grandparent’s passed away recently and we made the 14 hour drive back to Michigan for their memorial service this past weekend. Fortunately, you … Continue reading »

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Two new hand sewing patterns now available!

Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into your home with this cute wool felt applique project. 14″ in diameter. Use as a candle mat or table centerpiece. Download it from Patternmart.com following the link below or find it on Etsy. Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into … Continue reading »

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New Year, clean it out sale!

I’ve go so much inventory from the past few years I can’t hardly get into my studio! So I’m cleaning out! Now through January 23rd you can take $5.00 off your Etsy order too! Just use this coupon code at the checkout: WINTER15. (good on purchases of $25 or more) Here’s a peek at the … Continue reading »

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BABY debuted at Boston Comicon!

Last fall I was approached about making a pattern for a character in George O’Connor’s comic BABY illustrated by Griffin Ess of course I said yes! If you aren’t familiar with this comic it is about a baby sea monster who “stumbles onto the Jersey shore, chaos ensues. Local cryptozoologist, Dr. Trent Headley, sees the … Continue reading »

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From Sketch to (almost!) Finished—-The first Illustration for Bedtime for Little Owl

I spent much of this weekend working on the first illustration for my story Bedtime for Little Owl. It isn’t quite complete yet, but it’s finished enough to get your feedback, and show you the sketch it started from. Why did I start with this panel? Well, actually, it was the only one I had … Continue reading »

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Just finished in the studio!

A new faerie and her baby just finished! She needs a name– if you have any suggestions, I’d love to hear them!      

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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