Yearly Archives: 2012

caned cookies

My book is almost ready to go to press.  Today on Facebook, my editor commented about applying cane principles to cookie making.  I’d say she’s gone a little over board, except I have to admit…. I’ve done it. This cookie

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December is my month to post over at  Go there and read the story behind these new works:

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signature cane

My guinea pig group of teens at my church have completed their sales of Words of Purpose.  Congratulations to them, they earned $1203 to help fund students attending district and regional gatherings. So now, it’s my turn to get to

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Polymer Cafe Profile

I’m honored to be profiled in the December issue of Polymer Cafe magazine. The article was written by Trina Williams, a friend I first met long ago at one of the Ravensdale conferences sponsored by the Northwest Polymer Guild in

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Its launched!

Words of Purpose is official!  It has a website and the order forms are at the printers.  Check it out! Blessings, Patti

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new ventures preview

I’m very excited about a new line I’ve been working on over the last few months. In June, I talked with my husband about my need to move in a new direction in my work and in my business.  We

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no pressure…!

Today, I’m not bragging about me.  I’m bragging about my kid!  And this is a post about the art of food, not jewelry or painting. Many years ago, when we moved to our acreage, my FIL brought us 6 bred

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blogging at

I’m blogging at this month.  Here’s a reprint of this week’s offering: crossing media and coming back Like many artists, I like to try other media occassionally.  I came to polymer clay from textiles, so I took lots of

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Evolution of a painting

My paintings are mixed media.  The media include oil, acrylic, pencil, paper collage, and stamping.  This week, I set myself a new challenge…  my first male face.  My victim?  My graduating senior son. Here’s his senior picture pose that I

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Beads Baubles and Jewels

A little more than a year ago, I went to Cleveland to do my first ever craft TV spots.  I was on camera with Katie Hacker for two projects that were included in Series 14 of Beads, Baubles, and Jewels,

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June 2023
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