Rex and Steggy

RAWR! Valentine’s Day seems to be about a hundred years ago, but since I’ve been MIA for so long, I have a lot of catching up to do.  I’d like to introduce you to Rex and Steggie, (or Kissasaurus and Huggasaurus Rex, as I called them when I delivered them), two felt dinos I madeContinue reading “Rex and Steggy”


My cousin emailed me to ask for instructions on making the little Snowkids I make every winter, and as I was writing out the steps for her, I was reminded of She Likes Purple and her handwritten post last week.  I loved that idea so much, I decided, since I’m in such a good moodContinue reading “Handwritten”

Everlasting Aquarium

Do you have a friend who just can’t keep her fish alive, no matter how hard she tries?  A friend who probably has a WANTED poster tacked up at the back of the aquatic area of every pet store in Connecticut?  A friend who wants to have fish but keeps mysteriously losing the ones sheContinue reading “Everlasting Aquarium”

A New Obsession

I believe I’ve been bitten by the embroidery bug. I now think that everything could be better with a little embroidery. I’m designing new pillows, updating old ones, and best of all, making pincushions! I love these.  I already have enough pincushions of my own so I’m thinking of putting these in the shop.  They’reContinue reading “A New Obsession”


I was going to call this post “Embroider-y”, as in, “I’ve been all embroider-y lately”, meaning I’ve been thinking and playing with embroidery a lot, but then I realized that “embroidery” was an actual word, and that I am an idiot. In any event, this is the work-in-progress embroidery portrait I’ve been working on.  What? Continue reading “Embroider-Me”