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Meeting The Locals

While filming Creative Living in New Mexico I couldn’t help but notice how friendly everyone was. My sister and I were having lunch outside enjoying the beautiful day when one of the locals stopped by to say hello. I could tell by his “lack of fear” that he had been working this stretch of . . . → Read More: Meeting The Locals

Road Trip!

I had so much stuff to bring to the taping of Creative Living that I decided to drive. I enjoy long car trips especially to places I’ve never been. We live in such a beautiful country and there is so much to see. If you fly, you miss all the landscapes along the way. . . . → Read More: Road Trip!


It can be difficult to find a fabric especially if it is an older design. If you want to make the “Mallory” doll that appears on the cover of my book, try cupcakes! RJR Fabrics has a line by Dan Morris called “What’s Cookin”. The colors are pink, brown, and teal. One of the . . . → Read More: Cupcakes!

A Great Time At The Retreat!

We all had a wonderful time at the retreat! The staff at the historic Boulder Dam Hotel, (in Boulder City, Nevada) took good care of us. The retreat was hosted by Fiddlesticks Quilt shop. Shop owner, Merry Summey, worked hard to make sure all was in place and we had everything we needed. I . . . → Read More: A Great Time At The Retreat!

Doll Making Retreat

The Doll Making Retreat will be held the weekend of September 10th. Wow it’s almost here. I’m busy getting ready for it now. We will be making projects from my new book, Make Cloth Dolls. The retreat will be at the historic Boulder Dam Hotel in Boulder City, Nevada. The retreat is . . . → Read More: Doll Making Retreat

Rag dolls from the book Make Cloth Dolls

These rag dolls are made with the “Emily Ann” pattern in my new book, “Make Cloth Dolls”. They have a button-jointed body.

With endless possibilities for color and fabric choices you can have a lot of fun with this . . . → Read More: Rag dolls from the book Make Cloth Dolls

My new book will be released in September!

I’m very excited to tell you that my new book, “Make Cloth Dolls” will be released in September. It was truly a labor of love for me. Keeping everything under wraps was hard – but now I can share. So here’s a peek at a few of the characters from the book.

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Welcome to my new site

We’ve given the site a little face lift. I hope you like it!

I will be adding posts regularly to let you know what I’m working on. There’s a new page called “Ask Terese”. I’m often asked some interesting questions and I’m also asked many of the same questions repeatedly. . . . → Read More: Welcome to my new site