Why Do You Do It That Way?

It would be easier if... It would be faster if... It would be cheaper if... You could make more money if... You could sell so much more...

It has been quite a year!

I can't say that "Time flies when you are having fun" because this year was not one I want to repeat. I am filled with hope that this...

A grape?

Yep. A grape. A great big, pretty, red grape from Costco. Hat season began about a month ago and I am busily felting new hats for Fall...

It's alluring.

Show season has closed and it was a joyous and successful one. I am grateful for that because it means I can afford to head into another...

It is showtime!

Fall show season is just about here and it is time to let you know where I will be and when. I am busily sewing this year's animal...

It's a long way from the forest!

This time of year, for me, is the middle of process of creating my dolls. I have to start transforming them from the log that they were...

Put a flower on it!

I have to confess that I am an embellisher. I can't resist the lure of trying to tweak whatever happens to be in front of me. A loaf of...

It's Not All Peaches and Roses!

I usually, like most artists, post photos of the things I feel I have successfully finished. I don't plan to change that! I do share...

Going Home Again

There is a lot that goes into maintaining a level of motivation and inspiration to create art as a living. This year has had a few...

What an honor!

I am celebrating today. I have never been one to chase after accolades, submit my work to magazines, or try to win awards. But, this...

Can you make me this?

Hmmm. I probably can, but this question really tests the foundations of my mission to create one of a kind inspirations. I don't always...

Treasure Hunting!

This week is one of my favorite weeks of the year. The hats have all been wet felted and it is time to sit down for a one on one session...

What's Up With the Seasons?

Quality of life is one of the main reasons I am motivated to earn my keep on this planet as an artist. I grew up in Montana taking for...

Working hard or hardly working?

It's April and I have Spring Brain. I know that the number of low humidity, sunny days are numbered in western Pennsylvania and I find...

Debts of Gratitude.

I am asked a lot about how I got started felting. There are so many answers to that. A lot was happening all at once, but I'll try to...

It's all about smelling those roses!

Being the middle of Hat Season, today was meant to be a blog about how I got started making hats in the first place. I will get to that...

New beginnings!

I have been avoiding writing a blog and even having a website for so many years that I can no longer remember why! What changed? When I...