Creativity through Recovery- Malas

So I’m officially 10 weeks post my final surgery.  The last recovery was more difficult than I expected, and I found a surprising new outlet for meditation and inspiration. This, in turn, has been a huge help for me in taking the step back into my creative life. This journey..  from the moment we left […]

Mental Health and the Power of Creating: Fiber Arts

Meditation has been proven to help focus, reduce anxiety and increase energy.  It takes many forms; not just sitting in lotus position, chanting OM. My meditation has many forms- from coloring, and journaling, to knotting malas and doing Reiki.  May is “mental health month”, and as it’s on its final day, I thought I would […]

WeaveWeird in an Art Show!

I am so excited because this weekend is the opening reception for the I Got a Beer art show, being put on by Cigar City Brewery in Tampa Fla.

Uninhibited Exploration-Kids and SAORI

Last week I had the opportunity to assist my friend and mentor, Chiaki O’Brien, teaching SAORI weaving to K-5th graders, at the Blake School just outside Minneapolis.  To say it was an inspirational week is an understatement.

The Power of Community, Intention and Gratitude

Over a year ago, an amazing student walked into my studio. She is bright and energetic and was searching for her “passion.”  She sat at the loom and immediately knew it was where she belonged.

Preview my NEW Craftsy Class!

I can’t believe it’s just a couple weeks until the launch date of my new Craftsy class, Fiber Preparations for Spinning ( though it’s for felters and weavers too!)