Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. — Edgar Degas If Degas is talking the fine arts world I’m no sure I agree. But this certainly holds true for the goals of graphic designer.

Gray + Red

in-the-works: upcycled embroidered baby’s blanket If I had to permanently limit my color palette in all areas of application this is the palette I would choose: black, red and gray. Powerful, simple and elegant. This blanket features hand-embroidered embellishments with fabric hearts and circles set on upcycled Eileen Fisher sweaters cut in 5 and 7 […]


Take your needle, my child, and work at your pattern; it will come out a rose by and by. Life is like that – one stitch at a time taken patiently and the pattern will come out all right like the embroidery. — Oliver Wendell Holmes Losing myself in a world of colors, threads and […]


One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. —Luciano Pavarotti Everything food is of interest to me — thinking about it, reading recipe books, shopping (especially in our local farm markets), preparing it, plating it, and […]

CD’s Hearts

upcycled embroidered baby’s blanket Hand embroidered embellishments with fabric hearts set on upcycled Eileen Fisher sweaters cut in 5 and 7 inch squares.  Machine sewn together to create an approximately 35″ square blanket. Binding: gray velvet ribbon.

Love + Hearts

Baby or lap blanket Materials: Eileen Fisher upcycled sweaters, variety of fabric swatches, cotton embroidery floss, velvet ribbon. Size: approximately 37″ square.