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Holiday Extravaganza

Attention Dallas! I’m going to be selling my creations in person for a change of pace.

The shop formerly known as Makers Connect will actually be popping back up, like1565053307293blob Brigadoon, for a short time on Thursday, November 7! Eleven talented artisans, mostly harking back from the glory days of the brick-and-mortar location, will be showing up at Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas, Texas 75214 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm.

This show is free to the public. Hope to see your smiling faces in my booth.Makers Re Connect Holiday Art Show

Andrea Smith – Tiny retro gem-stone trees
Chris Unruh – Greeter!
Deborah Herzog – Handmade glass bead necklaces
Eliza Epstein – Sterling and gemstone jewels
Hartline Interiors  – Traci Hutton upcycled wood frames, primitive art dolls, handsewn creatures and more
Kelley Cheek – Leather and died silk velvet-bound journals
Leslie Kregel – Cimarrona upcycled hats and sweater vests
Letter Lounge – Meticulously cut-out books and letters
Patti Haskins – Critter pillows, snake cat toys
Reid Barnhart – Upcycled vest jackets and hats
Robin Ayres – Antique toy parts grouped into necklaces
Soapgirl – Rebecca and David Day’s organic soap and haircare
Tom Sale – Pinky Diablo the Artist in Residence will illustrate you!
Tracy Lynn Tucker – Semi-precious jewelry

October 14, 2019 at 1:16 pm Leave a comment

Gato Kahlo

I spent a lot of time in September creating my Day of the Dead textile feline homage to Frida Kahlo. I drew the lines on new floral fabric, sewed and stuffed the body, sewed vintage silk flowers to her head, sewed a skirt of new striped fabric for her to wear, sewed a new velvet fabric cloak for her shoulders, crocheted a belt to cinch her waist and assembled a necklace from pieces of my jewelry stash. I think she’s wonderful. She’s available now in my etsy shop if you’d like to share your home with this fabulous Gato Kahlo.gato kahlo front small

October 2, 2019 at 9:36 am Leave a comment

Squirrels

The latest addition to my woodland critter line of pillows are squirrels. There must be a million squirrels in our yard every day. I catch them even sneaking on the porch and eating cat food since they can’t get into my squirrel buster bird feeder. (The best bird feeder ever- click here for info.) So of course I had to draw some squirrels and turn them into pillows. Go see them, they’re waiting for you. Bring nuts!
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June 26, 2019 at 3:24 pm Leave a comment

Wildlife Pillows

We keep a bowl of cat crunchies on our front porch to feed the feral kitties. The word is out and we often see possums and raccoons partaking of our offerings. I have taken photos through the front window of their dinner dates. My latest pillow creations are of these visitors. Here they are for you to view and hopefully enjoy. This possum has been sold but the raccoons are ready for re-homing now in my etsy shop. More possums and raccoons soon to come and perhaps a squirrel or two.
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June 3, 2019 at 9:38 am Leave a comment

Time Flies

I really didn’t mean to go this long without updating my blog. Life truly does get in the way sometimes.

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I’ve been busy selling lots of catnip snakes (thank you) and making more to keep up with orders.

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My llama pillows were selected to appear in a juried art show and were purchased there. (Thank you).

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Also I’m working on new wildlife critter pillows that will be on the way to my Etsy shop soon.

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Lastly, the saddest was that our dog Mickey died from old age. He was blind, deaf, almost lame but hung in there until his body just couldn’t go anymore. He was adopted as a young adult dog and we guess his age at passing was about 16 years. He is missed.

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I will try to pause and take time to keep you updated on what I’m making, doing and finding interesting these days. Thanks for reading.

May 1, 2019 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Holiday Shopping

Consider visiting my and other small shops this holiday season instead of the usual big box store. You’ll be bringing smiles to both the recipient of your gift and the small shop owner. Happy Holidays to you and yours.

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November 23, 2018 at 11:58 am Leave a comment

New Critter Shaped Pillows

Click on picture to be taken to my etsy shop for more photos and info. You know you want at least one. They make great gifts as well. Enjoy.

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October 17, 2018 at 3:36 pm Leave a comment

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