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on etsy again

After my teaching gigs this summer, I decided I was ready to release all the projects from the book to new owners.  I sold many items when I was at the Bead & Button show.  I decided I would also

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another entry item

Ahh, so much for my resolution to post more regularly, huh!  Well, I’ve gotten tired of looking at my last post headline so I figured I’d better do something about it. It’s getting to feel a little more like fall

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Back to a routine

Did you all hear the shouts of Hurray!! from the middle of the country? That was me, as school has begun.  My kids went back to school on Thursday last week.  (They always start on a thursday, which I’ve never

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Off to Milwaukee

It’s been a busy week.  When I got home from Greece, my in-box held more orders than 3 usual weeks!  So those got done and sent, thank goodness! Then it was planning for classes and packing.  I’m teaching again at

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a lenten meditation at christmas

Three years ago, for Christmas, I sculpted crucifixes for each of my 3 kids.  For about 2 weeks, I worked on them a few hours each day while they were in school.  I made sure to put them away by

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Budget minded

I’ve been thinking for a while about doing some all-polymer pieces that are more affordable.  These pieces use all the same photo-polymer plate molds which I developed for my silver line. The back side has a leaf impression or one

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A walk down memory lane..and longing for spring

I’m teaching a class this afternoon for ISU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (formerly called College for Seniors) about polymer clay and metal clay.  I went through all my images of the last 12 or so years to pull together a

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On Exhibit

My local art center, The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa holds an annual juried show of fine crafts.  The show is called Clay, Paper, Fiber, Metal, Wood and is in it’s 42nd year.  I have a set of

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