Happy Mother's Day!
To every mother across the globe, especially mine - wishing you a wonderful day of joy and cherished memories.Read More
When I began this blog, I hoped it would inspire me to complete the many unfinished projects I have tucked away in my sewing room. I know we all have them; my stash, however, is shameful. I believed that if I shared these neglected treasures with my audience, I might get busy and finish them. So far it's working!Read More
Hi. It's Laura. I'm excited to be here for the first time!
Growing up, sculpting in clay was always of interest to me, definitely my favorite time in art class. I am intrigued by imperfect adorability, asymmetric cuteness and, in particular, animal expressions, both real and handmade.Read More
Like my mother and me before us, my daughter and I sewed together when she was quite young. Lucky for me, one of Laura's favorite tasks was to stuff the arms and legs of the soft dolls and animals I made. She used our favorite tool for this - an ice tea spoon - and always did a great job.
One day, though, Laura wanted to make her own doll, no stuffing required!Read More
I made many dolls over the years, Raggedy Anns and Andys among them. One, in particular, became my daughter's beloved friend in childhood and found her way to memory lane in Laura's first New York City apartment. Unfortunately, Laura's Ridgeback puppy, Toulouse, found her way to Ann!Read More