News Roundup

Photo of a man buying a newspaper from a young boy

I know there are a number of you who are probably wondering what is up with the tie delay! I promised I’d have them up for sale before Valentine’s Day and yet… It turns out nothing is ever as simple as I think it’s going to be. I did get a few direct requests for ties on a time line and I got those ties sent out in time. Unfortunately, theatre work and a flu caught up with me and I finished the rest of the ties right in time …

Sunday Productivity

photo of the author's feet and a tie pattern

Today was a whirlwind of activity. This morning Nick and I made our final goodbyes to the old studio in Ballard, and paid a bonus visit to the Ballard Farmer’s Market as a reward for finishing our cleaning early. Then we stopped by the art supply store and I bought some chipboard to use as a backing material for my altered tie pattern. I also treated myself to a brand new cutting mat and rotary cutter, since the two cutting mats I had are showing their age.

Back at home …

For My Valentine

photo of a partially finished necktie with a girl printed on the lining

Perhaps you remember the vintage style peek-a-boo ties I made for the boys in our wedding. I’m hoping you do, and I’m also hoping you were wondering to yourself “How can I get one of those ties?” because I’m about to start production of a limited run that will be finished in time for Valentines Day. I’m limiting this particular run to two girls:…

Moving House

A vintage photo of a moving truck

I’ve been quiet here for far too long! When the season ended at ACT I was swept up in some grand changes that kept me too busy to post. The most obvious of those to viewers online is the change in format for this site. My friend Josh very kindly transferred my entire site from iWeb into WordPress. Thanks Josh! Now that I don’t have to recreate my theme every time I post maybe I’ll write more regularly. I hope the RSS feed didn’t spam anyone subscribed to it with …