Little Seedlings

I created these sweet little seedlings that can be made from the most basic materials that you probably already have on hand. These are best made using up-cycled, organic and natural materials. The seed body and leaves are created using felted sweater scraps, and the roots are made from garden string that is rough and […]

Little Sweater Art

This is the perfect project for making a small piece of art out of materials you probably already have lying around the house….old sweaters and fabrics that have fallen into disrepair or disuse are perfect and eco-friendly. Sweater material is so nice to sew and embroider…the needle moves through like butter. And the thickness and […]

Small Art ~ The Sea

This series is dedicated to all the small things found on beaches and shores…the things that you tuck into a pocket, or place on a window sill or in a bowl. The things you thought had a special shape or texture or look. The ones we find ‘along the way’. The ones we like to […]

Forest Art

Walking through the woods is a wonderful way to connect with nature in a very intimate way. Most places you go have great vistas…like the ocean, as it allows you to see a great distance away. Forests close in on you, in a comforting way, that makes all the details stand out. Light and shadow […]

Biology Art

When I am working on my ‘biology’ textiles, I often think of the sewing machine as microscope. Even when I’m photographing things, I pick out the tiny details and then amplify them, which brings out the joy of discovering unexpected detail and complexity. For these colorful pieces I typically choose a plant cell, and render […]