Category Archives: New Release

The Days Grow Longer

This is a belated meditation on the Winter Solstice, the longest night. Years ago, a good friend with whom I studied astronomy and other magicks told me a tale of her father. He loved the summer, she said, but he … Continue reading

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Time Moves Differently in the Other Realm

Yes, it has been a long time. One finds oneself threading the rapids in a fragile canoe, and there is no time to sit back and talk about it. All the energy must go into avoiding the rocks and the … Continue reading

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October Blossoms

Revamped, presented by Models Giving Back, invites designers to revisit an earlier design and renew it in some way. For this round I chose to recreate the Blossom series of original mesh jewelry released in 2014. I was never happy … Continue reading

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Torch Light

Torch Light is the second new Royal Batik colorway, and this one-of-a-kind outfit is the only design with Torch Light so far. You can bid on this at the Spoonful of Sugar Festival. Torch Light colors may appear in future … Continue reading

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Kirana

For anyone who has seen me wearing my own designs in public, it is probably no surprise that Morning Dance is my favorite colorway of all the Royal Batiks. It has cheerful, rainbow greens, blues and a touch of purple, … Continue reading

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Tangled Thoughts

Before she passed away, my mother had a series of strokes that stole her ability to communicate. While she could still express herself, she made a comment that her thoughts were all tangled. I have never forgotten that image. My … Continue reading

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Ochre at Genre

As a “maker” rather than a blogger, I tend to put the designing and creating first, and usually the blogging and photo-posting goes to the back of the line until the current round of projects are done – which means … Continue reading

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