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Monthly Archives: May 2014


I made some drawings of Beyoncé and donated them to the Girls Rock! Rochester, NY art auction at 1975 Gallery. They raise money for a yearly summer camp for young girls to learn to play instruments, write, and perform music.

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Ryan & Caleb-Land

Met Ryan And Caleb at their studio in Austin. They have collaborated with all three previous Makers I met: Folk Fibers, Ft. Lonesome, and Forestbound. Their lettering, design, and drawings are so good it seems they could take over if they wanted to. They have done design work for tons of Austin brands and I […]

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Kathie Sever-Ft . Lonesome

Kathie Sever is a chainstitching embroiderer in Austin with a brand called Ft. Lonesome. I feel that most embroidery looks kind of feminine, but she is able to create uniquely authentic, professional, and industrial looking embroidery that looks great on motorcycle riders, cowboys, and baseball uniforms. I really love her work on denim jackets. Check […]

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Maura Ambrose-Folk Fibers

At the beginning of May I went to Austin, TX to meet some of my favorite makers and take two workshop classes with my quilting idol Maura Ambrose. She makes quilts from fabric she dyes naturally. She has the most beautiful colors, making simple and complicated designs timeless, with perfect stitching. I have been quilting […]

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