The start of a new year is always a great reason to start on a new project, or in my case return to something that has been missing in my life for decades.
This is the third January in a row I have participated in Creativebug’s 31 Day Challenge with artist Lisa Congdon. This year the theme is Painted Patterns.
I’m looking forward to the new year as I begin sharing art related stories and experiences along with new products to the site. Happy holidays!
My mother was a lover of fashion and sewed many of her dresses (and mine) when I was growing up. Often I would tag along on a trip to the fabric store and get lost amongst the tables of fabric and ric-rac as she combed through pattern books. McCall, Simplicity and Vogue were often her favorites.
Eighteen months ago (October of 2015), I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The months that followed were a whirlwind of phone calls, doctors, and decisions. Fortunately it was really small and caught early. I opted for a bilateral mastectomy so no radiation was necessary. Now it’s full steam ahead with life, just flat-chested. I have […]