Rejection stings. It’s a necessary evil that every artist must develop a deep, complex relationship with. Sometimes we’re happy to be rejected. Other times it hurts enough to make you want to close your shop door and question whether or not there is even a place for you in the craft. When I started Women of... Continue Reading →
The summer started off with an exciting and successful Kickstarter campaign to produce the latest children's book project I've contributed to, titled, Bo-Peep is My Name. I served as editor and creative consultant on the project, the book was written by Valerie L. Holmstrom, Ph.D, and illustrated by Tami Boyce. The Kickstarter campaign to produce Bo-Peep was successfully funded in... Continue Reading →
When bad things happen to children, it can be hard for them to understand and process what is happening. If children see repetitive patterns of abuse and violence, they can become desensitized and begin to objectify other people, animals, and even themselves, perpetuating the cycle of violence and trauma. We want to help break that... Continue Reading →
Thank you to Feedspot for including Women of Woodworking in their Top 5 Female Woodworking Blogs, Websites & Newsletters in 2019! The support is greatly appreciated. Check out Feedspot's Top 5 list here.
Peggy White's determination shows in her work as a luthier. Her crisp, modern designs seamlessly balance their contrast of the rich depths of the wood grain. Guitar building is an exacting task. However, simply getting in the shop was Peggy's toughest challenge, the rest is just music. Peggy first wanted to take woodworking as a... Continue Reading →