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Dreaming of snowflakes

I’m thinking back to last winter, 2015, when we had record breaking snowfall. After a few snow days the thrill of working from home had worn off, my freezer was full, and shoveling was harder as the piles got bigger. … Continue reading

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Matzah Covers 5775/2015

Add a personal touch to your Passover Seder with a batik Matza cover (inventory as of 3/18/2015): Share on Facebook

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Chuppah quilt

It started with a simple ask, can VTJR help with our wedding chuppah (canopy)? Of course we will! And thus began my second quilt project, with Elizabeth again leading the charge. At the start: The fun of the pattern was … Continue reading

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I made a quilt!

It took me all of 2013 to make my first quilt, and another couple of months to tell you about it. Thanks to my friend Elizabeth, I managed to turn these strips of fabric: into an amazing quilt! The idea was … Continue reading

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Teaching batik at Teen Quest

I’m an educator by training, so when I get to merge those skills with my self-taught creative outlets, it’s a bonus. At the start of June, I got an email from Meredith Hofmaier of Teen Quest at Brooks School Summer … Continue reading

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I (finally) have an Etsy page

With much prompting from various friends, and a final evening of actualization with The Barefoot Hobbiest, I can now be located on the “… marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods.” https://www.etsy.com/shop/BBbatiks Tell your … Continue reading

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Next top model!

Announcing the winner of the B.B. batiks next top model contest: Eleanora Deborah Boice-Mallach Clearly, she’s got posing for the camera down pat! Share on Facebook

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I’m back

You might not have noticed I was gone from the blog-sphere, but a lot has happened with my art and I look forward to telling you about it! More soon… Share on Facebook

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A tribute to Zippy

I recently had to get a new car. Zippy had passed the point of reliably getting me where I needed to go as well as becoming a financially not-so-sound investment. At one point I posted a blog post asking if … Continue reading

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Everybody should be able to get married

Here’s my shout out to marriage equality for all (go Minnesota): Share on Facebook

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