Introducing the Herring Collection

There’s new stuff on my Etsy store! Let me introduce you to my Herring Collection, a series of intricately beaded bracelets made with herringbone stitch. Right now there are four versions for sale with more to come. (Click any picture to see a slideshow with...

Stand By Me

There’s a non-zero chance you’re reading this because I gave you a business card at the recent Stand By Me art market in Brownsville. First of all, welcome to my world! (You poor sod.) Second, I thought a handy little primer on my craft blog would be...
Block Dots

Block Dots

A couple of years ago, I created a furoshiki cloth from a large piece of cotton broadcloth and some acrylic paint mixed with fabric medium.  I used a custom stamp for the squares and a pencil eraser for the little circles Furoshiki cloths are good for more than just...
Saga of the Peppermint Beasties

Saga of the Peppermint Beasties

  The beasties of Big Rock Candy Mountain lived simply.  They spent their days harvesting candy canes from the peppermint trees, trading with the beasties of neighboring Gumdrop Hill, drinking cocoa, and swimming in Fructose Lake.  Aside from occasional...