Are you an aspiring artist looking for tips as you learn to draw? Maybe you already have experience with both symbolic and realistic drawing. Would you like to see what I recommend as you share great resource material with your friends and family members just starting out on their learning to draw adventure? Here you can see some of my favorite books that I have shown students and friends looking for step-by-step instruction. You will also see various drawings that I did using pencil, crayons, colored pencils, markers, and paint. I hope you enjoy what you see and feel inspired to make art a priority in your life. It is in mine!
One of my favorite crafts is sewing. Growing up in the 70s, I began sewing by hand as a young girl. Now I can successfully sew all sorts of craft projects with a sewing machine. What did I sew as a young girl? You guessed it! I sewed doll clothes. Here you can see some of my more recent doll clothing and furniture designs. I will show you beginner-level sewing projects like my simple step-by-step drawstring bag. You will also get to see some of my denim handbag designs. These beauties make wonderful gifts to share with others. Best of all, they are affordable to make!
Let me share my craft design ideas with you. From crafts for kids to step-by-step DIY projects, you will discover a variety of new activities to try. See how I made a toy guitar with recycled materials including a cereal box and paper towel roll. Get a kick from my computer armoire design and feel inspired to make your own home décor more to your liking. Narnia fans will love my paper mache sledge made to fit Barbie dolls just right. And, top off your browsing adventure by learning how to make warm, cuddly blankets. Here I feature both Star Wars and Doctor Who fabric patterns with my fleece tie blankets.