I've been knitting, cross-stitching, and sewing for almost 30 years. These pieces are generally labor intensive and time consuming, and very near to my heart. I enjoy any repetitive process, bonus if there is a complicated chart to interpret. Several older pieces were responses to my anxiety over the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, a way to channel uncontrollable existential threats into a manageable craft project. Lately I've been focused on incorporating silhouettes of people, to commemorate my love for them and create something as totally unique as they are.