Category: Soft Art

“her” Group Show

I’m thrilled to be featured in a group show all of this month at ArtSpace in El Segundo, CA. It has been awhile since I’ve been able to show so many of my sculptural pieces all in one place. These bird pieces are all brand new.  The show runs until June 7th if you are […]

Something for your wall

Making fiber dioramas (of a sort) is a favorite of mine but it’s been awhile. These pieces are all California based and will be available through HaleARTS S P A C E in Santa Monica during their $100 show beginning April 15, 2016. Clockwise from left are “A View of Santa Monica Pier”, “Hitting the […]

Preserving My Heritage

    Update:  I am so pleased to let you know that this piece was accepted to the Focus on Fibre Art Association Biennial Juried Competition in Edmonton, Alberta. I recently applied to have my work shown in an exhibit in Canada. The theme is “My Heritage”. I grew up in a city in Saskatchewan. I have wonderful […]

An Upcycled Bird

For about a year I used a lovely pink purse that I bought online for the grand sum of $9.  When the zipper broke I knew immediately what to do. Make a bird. Only remotely did I think that perhaps I should have it repaired. It made me think about how artists often see the […]

Happy Blogiversary!

UPDATE!! Congratulations to M.C. , the party pig is yours!  And yes, we have known each other longer than I’ve been blogging. ____________________________________________________   Out of curiosity I went back through my blog to see when it all began. Can you believe that I’ve had this little blog for eleven years!  Eleven! When I started […]

I Heart You

Some months ago a friend saw a small pin I had made and asked if I could make it as a pillow.  My immediate answer was yes, but then I thought about it. The original pin was made of hand dyed wool felt that I know longer had access to and even then, I needed […]

Month of Softies

Claire of challenged artisits to create softart on a monthly basis.  The first challenge was "The Accessorized Elephant".  After completing Mango, the orange Asian elephant I haven’t stopped and have created a number of little creatures. The next challenge, for December is a "hang up". hmmm, will have to think about that one!