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...

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...

June 20, 2019

One of Kelsey and my favorite things about what we do is collaborating with friends and fellow artists. That’s the point of my third (and Kelsey’s first!) book coming out in August: Exploring Folk Art with Wool Appliqué and More. We drew on our own friendships to creat...

Please reload

Please reload