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1st Talk, Seams Like Home Fabrics

on May 19, 2013 - 4:20pm

My first talk and Powerpoint, Watercolor to Fabric, hosted by Maret at Seams Like Home fabric store in Anchorage, went really well in spite of my nervousness. For over 30 years I've presented, but with a brush in my hand, painting! This was different!

My friend, Chris...

on May 17, 2013 - 1:21am

This woman is kind of amazing. So talented, and with a fashion sense that is spot-on  How fortunate am I to have her as a friend, and as a creator to further the Creatures of the Wild mission? 

New pillows from Kaufman Fabric!

on May 14, 2013 - 12:25am

My friend Chris of Chris Hearts Collectibles has finished more of the luxurious throw pillows she's making for me from the original sample fabric I received for approval from Kaufman. Imagine how thrilled I am to see the Creatures of the WIld fabric actually made into functional objects of beauty!

Sister at work on Creatures totes!

on May 11, 2013 - 3:48pm

Here is my sister, Roz, hard at work on the Creatures tote bags available later this summer in my Shop Fairies shop. She has designed them to highlight the animal squares into handy pockets (your Ipad will fit here!). On the reverse side is the running moose banner, made into two smaller pockets

Tote bags!

on May 9, 2013 - 4:03pm

Going to see my sister this morning to consult on Creatures of the Wild tote bags that she is making from my fabric. Here we are about 60 years ago in Sunflower Village (used to be on Ft.. Richardson...when it was Ft. Richardson, before JBER!

Zoo display, my designs on tempered glass!

on May 8, 2013 - 5:46pm

At the Alaska Zoo yesterday to take pictures for new Creatures of the Wild art - stopped in the gift shop and saw these fabulous displays of my art on McGowan Tempered Glass kitchen products.  A big thank you to Terri Storter for making this contact!

Dina's Cozy Cabin Quilts!

on May 4, 2013 - 2:24pm

We were coming from Pizza Man in Eagle River and I glimpsed Dina's Cozy Cabin Quilt shop just around the corner, so we stopped in to say hello.

Scheduling talks about fabric designs this summer.

on May 1, 2013 - 9:59pm

This is my "Multi" Coordinating fabric - I recently received a royalty check for a substantial amount of this design - Yippee!

There's still so much mystery to me, so much to learn about fabric design and licensing.

Working on Powerpoint for fabric store talks

on April 30, 2013 - 3:34pm

Working on my Powerpoint presentation that will go along with the one-hour talks I'll be giving at fabric stores this summer. My journey from watercolor to fabric has been interesting!

Tote made by my sister!

on April 27, 2013 - 10:19pm

My sister, Rosalind, made me this nifty tote bag out of my Creatures of the Wild fabric! She's making me 5 more, one for each of the animal squares on the panel: otter, polar bear, moose, & puffin. We will each carry one on the upcoming Inside Passage cruise!