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The Ocean

Although I live in and love the Midwest where big skies, wind and sun are abundant, a part of me seeks the salt spray and reflective beauty of being by the sea.  This pastel painting I recently completed is of … Continue reading

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I “Got It”

I’ve continued with a multi media art class weekly for over a year, and just about a month ago had a breakthrough where I suddenly felt that I “got it.”  That did not mean anything rare but something in me suddenly … Continue reading

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Old Bridge in Ireland

Old Bridge in Ireland

Photo taken by my daughter and son in law while touring Ireland this winter. Although I have traveled England in the past couple years it has been over 25 years since I’ve seen Ireland! I remember the green and the beautiful rivers.

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Umbrellas in May

Umbrellas in May.

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Synchronicity and the Creative Process

It keeps happening these days.  I find that the more I lose myself in the process of creating something – a handbag, a watercolor, an apron – life starts to emerge as a series of sweet coincidences.  Perhaps you’ve experienced … Continue reading

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Why Aprons?

http://www.etsy.com/flash/spots/etsy_mini.swf?user_id=12808769&user_name=KCThreads&item_source=shop&item_size=thumbnail&rows=4&columns=2 Etsy KCThreads There is something both practical and powerfully creative about putting on an apron.  It says I’m ready for action!  It says I am switching gears and desire to produce something now.   We take aprons for granted. … Continue reading

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Handmade is Personal

I love to sew.  Mom taught me when I was about 11 years old.  Unbelievably, my first project was a pink swimsuit and I wore it!  Since starting up again after a dry spell of about 15 years I’ve become … Continue reading

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