You Will Do Foolish Things, But Do Them With Enthusiasm – Dailies #78

Click on the pretty pretty picture to read more…it’s a long one. When I started to make the Dailies, I had some specific creative challenges that I wanted to bust through. I didn’t know how long I could keep on doing them. I didn’t set a time limit, because that wasn’t the important part. Creative energy needed to be funneled in a direction. And it was. And just as suddenly, I didn’t feel the need to keep doing things the {Read More}

Dailies no. 73 – 77

Click on the image to see it larger and read more… What you’re looking at (besides a partial alphabet), is actually five days worth of Dailies. I did a letter set each day. At this point, I really needed to simplify the Dailies so I could focus on some other things…an important top secret project that I can hopefully post about later, the whole family coming down with colds, planning a 12 hour each way trip back east for a {Read More}

Quilt Square, Again – Dailies No. 72

Quilt Square, Again Dailies No. 72

You’re Swell! – Dailies no. 71

You’re Swell! Dailies no. 71 Another piece featuring a vintage hankie as a background.

Macaron Stacks – Dailies #70

Click on the image to see it larger & read more… Macaron Stacks – Dailies #70 I do love these cookies. The more luridly colored and wildly flavored, the better.

Ice Cream Makes Everything Better – Dailies #69

Click on the image to see it larger & read more… Ice Cream Makes Everything Better – Dailies #69 What more can I say?

Deep Breaths, Crazy Lady – Dailies #68

Click on the image to see it larger and read more… Deep Breaths, Crazy Lady – Dailies #68 This one was such a fiasco. Can you wash Pellon Fusible Ez-Steam in a washing machine? The answer might surprise you. After I had already cut the letters, I noticed that there were some stains on the vintage hankie I was using as a background. My perfectionist tendencies kicked in and I thought, hey, I can get those possibly decades old stains {Read More}

Do It Anyway, Doofus – Dailies #67

Click on the image to see it larger and read more… Do It Anyway, Doofus – Dailies #67 Another vintage hankie piece, this time with applique and a wee bit of free motion stitching.

I Missed You – Dailies #66

Click on the image to see it larger and read more… I Missed You – Dailies #66 You know that moment when you first come home and your dog is jumping all over you in manic psycho mode? “Boss!! I thought I’d never see you again! I missed youuuuuu!” And you were only out for 15 minutes? That’s what was my inspiration for this piece. I don’t have a terrier, though. The dog in this picture was inspired by one {Read More}

Grey Skies Are Gonna Clear Up – Dailies #65

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Grey Skies Are Gonna Clear Up – Dailies #65 A friend generously gave me the most glorious stack of vintage hankies. Today is the first time I was able to use one for a Daily. Yay! Thanks, N! The letters on this piece are all hand embroidered, which I usually don’t have time to do. I’m not sure what convinced me I had time to hand embroider all that this {Read More}