April 22, 2015 – Author’s Tea, Laconia, NH 5-7pm You are cordially invited to attend the Children’s Authors Tea. This wonderful, free event is organized to promote the importance of early literacy. Come celebrate the “Week of the Young Child” and “Strengthening Families and Communities Month” with us! Evening Events: Book signing and sales by … Continue reading
Most of you know that I edit books for Spencer Hill Press. At the NESCBWI conference in May of 2013, I met this really cool writer when her manuscript was sent to me for a critique. I instantly fell in the love with the story, and after meeting Wendy, I fell in love with the … Continue reading
Sully is 16″ from head to “tail”, but his legs lay out longer. He is made from soft faux fur and is fully jointed. Eyes are needle felted and nose is embroidered. His eyes are shaded with an artist’s marker. Detailed, written instructions with illustrations for clarity. … Continue reading
One of my first blog posts, thought I’d share it again for those you didn’t get to read it before!
So, I just had a new pattern come out in the September issue of Soft Dolls and Animals Magazine and I had promised to get the directions up on my blog to dye the cotton sweatshirt fleece that I used for the Polliwog pattern for those who don’t know how to do it. I apologize, … Continue reading
Most of the creatures I make are made from woven wool that I buy from the Dorr Mill Store in Guild, NH. Wool is easy to dye and you can use any dye that can be used on natural materials. I’ve used acid dyes (Prochem), Flavored drink mixes (ie: Kool Aid) and food coloring. There … Continue reading
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s. In … Continue reading