Beth Markel


Creativity is hindered in clutter

Posted on November 28, 2012 by Beth Markel

The rumors are true…I’ve started cleaning my sewing room!  Notice that I did not say cleaning OUT my sewing room!  Did you ever have a task to do, knowing that it HAD to be done, SHOULD be done, NEEDS to be done, but simply did NOT want to do it?  Well, I work with all […]


New Fiber 2012

Posted on November 19, 2012 by Beth Markel

I went to the show opening last week of New Fibers 2012, a national juried exhibit, sponsored by Michigan’s Fiber Arts Network.  It’s a really interesting, eclectic mix of work, juried by Susie Brandt, out of the Baltimore area.  The show itself is extremely dynamic!  There’s a tremendous variety of work, and if you’re […]


Superstorm Sandy Relief

Posted on November 9, 2012 by Beth Markel

Wow, has it been a really crazy couple of weeks – our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to anyone affected by the Superstorm, including those STILL without power.  Sometimes it’s hard to think of what I do as important or meaningful when fellow Americans are dumpster-diving and living without power…or driving through their […]