Spring brings Paris alive!

Spring brings Paris alive!

Nothing enhances the charm and beauty of Paris more than the floral finery of springtime. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Pope John Paul Park, Notre Dame Notre Dame - Pope John Paul park Burgeoning greenery in the gardens of the Musée Rodin surround and...
Color Shock – Cape Cod Autumn

Color Shock – Cape Cod Autumn

A bright-to-mute transition of color heralds the start of the cooler season in New England. While spending time apple picking, pumpkin-carving and canning the last of the tomatoes, we hardy inhabitants of the Northeast U.S. can view our autumn landscape as an...
New and Useful: Fabric Surface Design book

New and Useful: Fabric Surface Design book

Western Massachusetts textile artist Cheryl Rezendes has just launched her new book with Storey Publishing: Fabric Surface Design: This excellent volume features multiple surface-design ideas and techniques for quilting, sewing and textile art, for both professional...
Rosie the Riveter – back in Style!

Rosie the Riveter – back in Style!

  Seeing this photo of my niece on a New York street, I pondered the retro fashion revival that’s been spurred on by Bomb Girls and other period dramas like Call the Midwife, starring feisty young women forging the path toward modern feminism. Go girls!...