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New sewing patterns available, dogs and hedgehogs

                Finnian and O’Malley are two posable pups just waiting for someone to play with. They stand at 4-1/4″ high and are 5″ long (excluding their tail). They are made from wool felt with a figurecord skeleton which gives them so many posing possibilities! My patterns are written … Continue reading »

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Awesome news about Ducky & Spike

The printer I use for my books has added the size and layout that I needed for Ducky’s New Ball. This means that I no longer have to get them printed in a different country and order 500 copies to make it affordable (which also means that I no longer need a successful Kickstarter Campaign … Continue reading »

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1…2…3… Kickstart! Ducky and Spike is going live this week!

Want a sneak peek at the Kickstarter video! Just click the link below. kickstart-ducky

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Ducky Sewing pattern now available!

The sewing pattern for Ducky, the main character in my new book, Ducky’s New Ball, is now available! Ducky is a sweet 6″ poseable doll made from cotton knit and wool felt with a wooden doll body. The pattern is illustrated with photographs and clearly written. There is a list of suppliers included as well. … 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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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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New sketches in for Fox Hollow Tales!

Just in! Sketches for the official Fox Hollow Tales map! Two corners of the map are shown below and a new sketch of Wojer fishing at his favorite watering hole. Did you know you could get a chance to name one of the roads or shops in Fox Hollow? Check out our kickstarter page to … Continue reading »

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Fox Hollow Tales, Kickstarter is launched!

3…2…1.. Today I launched the kickstarter for my project with illustrator Patricia Ann Lewis— she’s the fabulous artist who illustrated Hapenny Magick and To Find A Wonder. It’s a scarey feeling to put your work out to the world but also exciting =0) Fox Hollow Tales is a series of stories set in New England … Continue reading »

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