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Busy Busy Busy!!!

I’ve been so busy at my new job that I’ve had very little time to dedicate to sewing.  However, I recently attempted something new at the request of a colleague.  She saw a piece I did and immediately commissioned me to

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Iwo Jima Flag Raising

As the wife of a Marine, I know to call this iconic photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal the 2nd flag raising on Iwo Jima.  The date was February 23, 1945 and the image inspired a nation, winning Mr. Rosenthal a Pulitzer Prize in

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Kathy’s Horse

For the secret Santa at the office this year I drew my friend Kathy’s name.  I was very excited as Kathy was one of the reasons I enjoyed my job.  She has a spirit about her that makes you want to be around

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What I’ve Been Up To Lately

I’ve been so busy with work and the holidays that I have not had any time to post about my sewing.  Tonight I decided to take a minute to share two house pieces I was commissioned to do for Christmas

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mom was a cooking and sewing teacher.  After graduating college, she worked in our hometown as the high school’s home economics teacher.  She couldn’t have been much older than her students and, newly married, she must have gotten a kick

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Another Challenge

A few weeks ago my sister-in-law (a great supporter of my work, as well as a fellow admirer of Halloween) asked intriguing question… why there aren’t more females characters represented at this time of year?  Yes we have witches, but that’s

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Spirits of the Dead

My little brother forwarded me a call for artists he thought I’d be interested in.  It is for an art show inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Good call, Jac!  The show is in Salem, Massachusetts this fall and is a

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