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}

Eat a lot of candy, drink a lot of coffee – Dailies #64

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Eat a lot of candy, drink a lot of coffee – Dailies #64 Words to live by. For a limited time, anyway.

Advice From Captain Hammer – Dailies #63

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Advice From Captain Hammer – Dailies #63 This has always been one of my favorite lines from Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog. Nearly every line in the show is absolutely quotable, because Joss Whedon is a genius that way. In case you haven’t seen it, or perhaps you need a refresher:

Ok Fine, Fall – Dailies #62

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Ok Fine, Fall – Dailies #62 It’s not that I don’t like fall. Changing leaves! Pumpkin in everything! Cute cold weather accessories! Woo. It’s just that I don’t give in to fall easily. It means that summer is over. Winter is coming. Prepare to be plunged into darkness for the next nine months. Etc. For me, living in Portland means never being in a rush for fall. Hold the apple {Read More}

Some Days, You Really Have To Lean Into The Weird – Dailies #61

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Some Days, You Really Have To Lean Into The Weird – Dailies #61 There are two especially vital bits of information you need when you’re looking at this. One, I was shaking off a head cold. Two, this was the day I went to the Northwest Quilt Expo, and it was awesome. When I came home, I had a head full to bursting with ideas and congestion. And amazingly, I {Read More}

Head Cold – Dailies #60

Click on image to see it larger and read more… Head Cold Dailies #60 Yeah, I had a head cold. And then I made this. And then I probably went and collapsed on the couch. You know how it goes.

Bubbles Bunny – Dailies #59

Bubbles Bunny Dailies #59 This one is a free motion applique sketch of a bunny named, yes, Bubbles. I’ve had this pink gingham fabric forever, and I think this is actually the first time I’ve used it. I seem to recall thinking “I’m never going to use this” at some point. Huh. Well, I’m glad I hung onto it now!