Author Archives: Debbie

another great tool

You may be looking at this and thinking what the heck? This is an edge binder. The needlepoint industry has borrowed this from the blueprint industry, to apply artist’s tape to the edges of canvas. This is not something everyone … Continue reading

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Great tool!

Many thanks to my friend Kurdy Biggs of Threedles for a lead on this great tool! Electric scissors are making my life much easier! Cutting canvas is hard work, especially when you have to cut a number of canvases for … Continue reading

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Starting the new year right

The end of one year and the start of a new year is always a time of reflection. Did I meet my goals for the past year? What were my successes, my failures? Did I use my time wisely? Did … Continue reading

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Inspiration

What inspires you? Have you ever been struck by a piece of art, floor tiles, concrete patterns, wallpaper, carpet? I’m frequently asked what inspires me to design, so I’m sharing this – THIS inspires me to design. I saw this … Continue reading

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When plans go awry

Sometimes things our plans don’t materialize in the ways we think. I’ve had just such a plan go off the rails. But in this case, it’s a good thing! I do a lot of work for various publications. Over the … Continue reading

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