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My Vintage Notions Book-a-Day Give-a-Way

My Vintage Notions Book-a-Day Give-a-Way Countdown So excited to announce my new book, Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun, is a week away from its official launch. This book has been an absolute joy. From discovering Mary Brooks Picken and letting her into my heart and my life as […]

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Kansas City Connection

I am looking forward to my upcoming Kansas City book events Sept.2nd-4th, and I am thrilled¬† to celebrate the release of Vintage Notions with favorite local retailers who have inspired me: Curious Sofa, Urban Mining, and Tomboy Design Studio. Check my events schedule for more details. Now a little bit about my book’s connection to […]

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Vintage Notions Book Adventures!

The last few week I have met some wonderful people while traveling to share my book Vintage Notions. Here are some photos from a book signing event I did at the Liberty Quilt Shop in Cedar, Michigan. Thanks to Judy and her team for hosting a charming event! An Indygo Junction pattern trunk show was […]

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My First Library Order!

I am enjoying wonderful weeks in Michigan with my family and friends, three so far and two more to go. This is a much needed break from my daily work routine in Kansas City, here I refuel….time with my kids and enjoying all the beauty of “Up North” are at the top of the list. […]

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Water, sun & moon

My visits to Michigan are calming to my soul. How could they not be – just look at how the sun and moon reflect off the lake, creating gorgeous colors and patterns. I feel so lucky to witness the magnificent Michigan sunrises and sunsets.

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