I am delighted to have one of my patterns and one of my dolls published
in the November 2012 issue of Soft Dolls and Animals.

Pages 24, 25, 26 & 66

A quiet Holiday

I managed to finish a pair of socks that I have been knitting on for a few months.  I like to keep a ongoing needlework project on my foot stool so that it is handy to pick up when I have some rare idle time.  Although I planted my zinnia's late this year, I am delighted with their bursts of color in my garden.  Zinnia's are very easy to grow and they reseed themselves so I would encourage you to plant them in your garden...and enjoy their simple beauty.

Before and After

I'm still working on my studio/nest.  My plan is to work my way around the room.  Here is one area BEFORE