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New Book Released

I am excited to tell you that I have released a new book

Needle Felting Masks and Finger Puppets.

It is available on

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A New Book!

I am very excited to announce the release of my new book.

Needle Felting – Sculpting People With Wool

It is a comprehensive guide to sculpting people with wool for both beginner and experienced needle felters. Complete instructions with full color photos will take you step by step and teach you how to sculpt the face and body to create your own charming characters.

Needle Felting                                                click on book to view

Summer 2014 issue of Art Doll Quarterly

 The Summer 2014 issue of Art Doll Quarterly is out. I’m pleased to tell you that you will find some of my work on page 116. This is a beautiful magazine filled with the work of many talented artists and I am excited to be part of it!

Needle Felting Class

Learn 3 dimensional wool sculptural needle felting. This class will teach you how to create faces in wool. With the techniques you learn in class you can then go on to create other characters in wool. The class project is faces on pumpkins. You can practice making faces – silly, serious, or scary – and then use them in your holiday decorations. The class is October 26th from 10am to 4pm at Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop in Boulder City, Nevada. Call the shop at 702-293-2979 to sign up. Brown bag your lunch and bring your imagination – everything needed for class is provided for you.


Art In The Park

You will find me in booth 66 at Art In The Park

in Boulder City, Nevada on October 5th and 6th.

This 51st annual show is to benefit the Boulder City Hospital Foundation.

It has become the largest outdoor juried art festival in the southwest.

The show is free and always a great time so mark your calendars!

I’d love to meet you so please stop by and say hello.


                                   Errbe the Birthday Elf

Rag Doll Patterns and Art Doll Patterns

I have created easy to follow rag doll patterns and art doll patterns. Click here for e-patterns . Step-by-step directions with photos are great for all skill levels. If you still have questions while sewing you can go to the contact page and ask questions. I also have two books that offer patterns for multiple projects with the same detailed directions and lots of full color photos. All of my patterns always include full size templates so you are ready to sew.

Tiny Flower Fairy Workshop

I will be teaching a workshop from 10 to 4 on Saturday, May 18th at Fiddlesticks Quilt Shop in Boulder City, Nevada.We will be making Neenah the Tiny Flower Fairy from my new book “Fanciful Cloth Dolls“. You can call Fiddlesticks at 702-293-2979 for more information or to sign up. This is a fun project for all skill levels.

Neenah the Tiny Flower Fairy from Fanciful Cloth Dolls

Neenah the Tiny Flower Fairy from Fanciful Cloth Dolls

e-Patterns for Dolls

I have added e-Patterns so you will be able to receive your patterns quickly and save the shipping charges. Shipping charges outside the United States are often higher than the cost of a pattern so this will be especially helpful for those outside the United States. The e-Patterns are in a PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to download. Most people have the Adobe Acrobat Reader but if you find that you don’t, it is available free online.

Fanciful Cloth Dolls

I’m excited to announce that my new book Fanciful Cloth Dolls has just been released from C&T Publishing.  There are projects for all skill levels. I included some fun things to try with each project like iron on thread from Kreinik and Lesley Riley’s Transfer Artist Paper.

Take a peek at some of the projects.


Clara the Housework Fairy                                           The Tooth Fairy


Lyle the Elf                                                            Tiny Flower Fairy



The Pincushion Girls: Midge, Leonie, Marigold, Willa

Princess Nola

You can find Princess Nola in my new book “Fanciful Cloth Dolls”.

The tiny frog in her hand tells you what every girl knows . . . . .

You have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince!