Indigenous embroidery tips, tricks and traps.
We can rise up from the charred cinders of our brokenness by transforming our hands to be creative.
Indigenous textiles as a vehicle to jump start creativity to facilitate self-healing.
The 411 on accessing Marks of Resistance: Indigenous Embroidery as an online class.
Overview of Marks of Resistance online class and the Seed 2 Runway Project.
My creative process to prepare to teach indigenous embellishment workshop at Otahpiaaki Fashion Week 2019.
Last night, I met with seven precious ladies in my first Modern Quilting Class at Wilson Community College. I’m humbled and blessed to be their guide to the world of stitching. Six are beginners and one is a quilter ready to make her quilts into works of art. So, I’m back to journaling my journeyContinue reading “Teaching Modern Quilting: Quilts As Art”
Today begins a new journey in my creative hands adventures, because today I walked away from being an Auction Volunteer at Penland School of Crafts. I love Penland with all my heart. I am who I am as an artist because of my experiences and associations with Penland. But as of today, I’m no longerContinue reading “Walking Away”
Moments in life are full of unexpected changes. The older I get the less I understand about people and circumstances. I do know a few truths, one of which requires me to stay in the moment in order to walk out my purpose. Mat Randolph described four traps set for all of us inContinue reading “Walking Out Transformation”
Freewriting About Designing Geometric Quilt Patterns That Relate To Memoir How can historical geometric quilt patterns tell a story about me and my life? Where do I begin? What’s the connection? I’ll begin with what I remember about quilting with Mama, Yat and Mama Mary. I remember them cutting squares and triangles from old clothesContinue reading “Freewriting + Geometric Quilt Patterns + Memoir”