Category Archives: in the studio

Done done done

You guys, I just finished a HUGE order--the biggest order I've ever completed. Over 500 flowers, nearly 500 hours. It was three full all-nighters this week--maybe thirty total this year--and now I'm finally putting everything away.

I'm getting this order professionally photographed because it's so huge. Twenty-three bouquets! I'm so excited to share them once I get the photos back.

Time in the day.

When I finish this order I will have made: 184 embroidered felt flowers 248 posie flowers 60 pom flowers 149 embroidered felt leaves for an estimated total of 379 hours of work (the majority of which was done between Alice’s bedtime and when she wakes up.) It’s the biggest order I’ve ever had, and now…

Fabric Blooms: 42 Flowers to Make, Wear, and Adorn Your life is IN STORES NOW!

Barnes & Noble, most chain craft stores, and of course Amazon.com all have my first book, Fabric Blooms, available today! Buy it, make something, and share your review on Amazon. I’d love to hear from all of you about what you think–it’s been nearly two years in the making and I can’t believe this day…

Better Than a Pre-Made Project: Assemble your own crafty toolkit

I’ve always felt a nagging aversion to pre-assembled craft project kits (tho I do sell them and have pre-fabricated several projects in my career). They can be really fun, and a great way to relax your brain if you want to do something creative but don’t want to stress about it or do any shopping.…

I’m back! New pins in the shop.

I’m slowly adding more embroidered pins to the shop, starting with these two. Though Princess Lasertron hasn’t been my full-time gig for over a year now, I’m still doing bridal orders at night when I get home and still embroidering a lot. Particularly as I was finishing the text for my book, practicing my technique…