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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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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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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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the day we’re all Irish

I’m not Irish.  I’m pretty much all German, but somehow had a French maiden name.  Nobody knows where that exactly came from…? But I love St. Patrick’s day. We always decorated with shamrocks and had green frosted cookies and corned

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January cleanup

Well, don’t let that title fool you.  I wish I could report that I’ve spent all of January cleaning up–house, studio, closets–something!  In truth,  I’ve spent most of January vegging out with books and movies (yes, even during parts of

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My TV Debut

This week, I had the pleasure of presenting two projects for taping on the show Beads, Baubles & Jewels.  I was invited just before Thanksgiving to be on the show by the host, Katie Hacker.  The show is produced by

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Precious Text catalog

I’ve just returned from the printer and I’m so excited!  I’ve spent about the last 5 days working very hard on the photos and layout of a new catalog.  It’ will be an 8 page booklet and each page shows

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June 2023
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