Honestly, Change is Hard

My wee boy began preschool this fall.  It's been hard.  It's the first time he's been dropped off with a gaggle of other kids with or without his mama.  Each…

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Surface Design Exploration
My final repeating pattern

Surface Design Exploration

Final skirt - hand carved, repeating block print over subtle shibori natural dye I'm a maker.  It's in my soul.  Making gives my everyday life deeper meaning.  While I love…

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My love of Bullet Journaling

I've always been a lover of lists.  Lists with little boxes to check when completed.  Packing lists.  Making lists.  To do lists.  Grocery lists.   Lists of restaurants visited on a…

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Failing

Not long ago I had the honor of teaching at a skill swap.  It was a lovely, peace-filled day full of happy, smiling people intermingling, learning a thing or two…

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What is slow fashion?

Our first retreat is A Study in Slow Fashion...but what does that mean? Slow fashion, the alternative to fast fashion and part of what has been called the "slow movement",…

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Joy

I recently finished a wooly cowl for a dear friend.  She sails the world and needed something to keep her neck warm in the biting wind and blowing sea (I…

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