Lace is an art piece I made this summer for the Anarchy Show at Post Gallery.
The scenery depicted is inspired by Los Angeles streets lined with palm trees and the heavy sound of helicopters overhead. Reminding me of the pervasive watchful eye of authority. Creating a textile full of holes illustrates the idea of what [...]

hand embroidery network

Interview with me…at the Hand Embroidery Network (HEN) blog!
here’s what I’m working on now….i hope to watch it grow….

crochet flowers

Crochet flower class starts this Friday at Wisdom Arts Laboratory.
This week, while planning for the class I found myself analyzing stitches, and imagining flowers. Stitches and flowers, double crochet, triple crochet, circles, petals, curves, form and texture.
And, I fell in love with a certain thistle-y flower.

motifs and inspiration

Most of the crochet pins from the last post are made of multiple motifs that I found in this gem: Mini Motif crochet pattern ISBN978-4-02-190416-5. I bought the book at the local Kinokuniya bookstore a few days ago. Dangerous place for me as I saw SO MANY books I wanted. I will be returning soon. [...]


I mentioned in the last post that I spent the weekend crocheting. I had a blast of inspiration. In my mind I kept seeing large flower pins. Do people still wear these? I don’t know but they sure were fun to make! Some of the materials used: lace weight mohair, orange thrifted button, and star [...]