from Rebekah's workroom

a blog about creativity, design, and wool appliqué

January 31, 2020

I love designing around Valentine's day. Not because any particular affinity for the holiday itself, but my enjoyment of this time of year is the use of the heart motif. Folk art is known for prevalent use of hearts, and it is one of my personal favorite motifs to use...

January 16, 2020

Today in the workroom, Kelsey and I invite you to sit down to a whimsical wooly tea and chat about objects from the past.

In conjunction with my work, I find my inspiration in many items from the past. Having parents who collect antiques exposed me to the possibilities...

December 19, 2019

Exploring Folk Art with Wool Appliqué & More, the book I co-wrote with my mother, Rebekah L. Smith, is one rooted in friendship and community. So when we were talking about what kind of an event to do as a book launch, we knew it had to involve our friends. So many peo...

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