Monthly Archives: January 2015

Nancy Eha’s Beaded Dragonfly and Beaded Sashiko Class

Last week’s post detailed ways to expand your art, and named classes as one resource. This is one class story. When I signed up for The Japanese Scroll with Beaded Dragonfly and Beaded Sashiko hosted online by Interweave I hoped to … Continue reading

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How Do You Expand Your Art?

Each of us has the same 24-hours. We also have opportunities within our field, within our networks, and within ourselves to stretch. So, how are you stretching? In a quick mind map sort of way I jotted nine resources.   … Continue reading

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Make Things by Hand to Celebrate More Than Craft

A treasured family tradition of “Craft Day” expanded yet again when more members of the extended family joined the annual card-making event at Christmas. For the second year we chose to make personalized birthday cards for each family member, 29 in … Continue reading

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From Doodle to Done: Organizing the Stimulus Queue

Until I packed 26 hand-painted needlepoint canvases (some with stitch guides and threads) for shipment to an eBay store, I didn’t “own” the depth of my project queue. A queue (noun) is just a series of things arranged one behind … Continue reading

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