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Judy Sheppard, a fabulous artist and quilter and maker of BeeModern’s “Bohemian Briefcase,” has entered a contest at Quilting Arts and we want you to vote for her! She is very talented, so check out her latest artwork at the Quilting Arts website. In order to vote you have to sign up as a member (it’s free), but it’s one more great place to get quilting information, so why not? Check it out and vote for Judy!

Judy’s Swan

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Behold the Snow Bee!

Sometimes we just have to stop and applaud creativity. This is one of those times. Behold the Snow Bee! This snow bee is the creation of Amy Pollien. Notice it’s anatomically correct—representing all six legs PLUS antennae!

I don’t know Amy, but when I saw the Snow Bee, I wrote to her for permission to show it here. Amy keeps bees and is an accomplished artist. Her creativity is obviously not limited to the canvas. Click on the image below to see her blog with snow bee making hints (see comments). Take some time to look at her art while you’re there. She’s very talented.

Amy Pollien's Snow Bee

The yellow stripes were made with food coloring.

One last note… Amy says next time she’ll probably use orange instead of yellow food coloring. That would likely help eliminate most of the “yellow snow” jokes.

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Join us this Friday, November 13 between 4:30 – 6 pm to meet the BeeModern founders and our featured artist, Diane Davis. Depending on your location, you will meet Paula, Lisa or Diane. Everyone who attends will receive a FREE BeeModern Memory Enhancer (while supplies last)! Each location will also host a drawing for a FREE GIFT.

Paula, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Wrangler, will be at Greenberry’s Coffee in Arlington, Virginia from 4:30 – 6:00 pm (Eastern)
Greenberry’s Coffee, 1737 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA
Paula says, “The after party will be next door—strawberry margaritas, anyone?” (No host bar.)

Lisa, Co-Founder and Chief Fun Officer, will be at Full City Coffee from 4:30 – 6 pm (Pacific)
Full City Coffee (High Street Cafe), 295 E 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR
Lisa says, “Buzz on in for some fun!”

Diane, Featured Textile Artist, will be at SEED at The Camp in Costa Mesa, CA from 4:30 – 6:00 pm (Pacific) Go up the stairs to the teaching area or just ask for Diane. Diane says, “Come on by!”
SEED, 2937 Bristol St, Suite C101, Costa Mesa, CA

To see a preview of Diane’s creativity at work, check out our Felt Gift Pouches on BeeModern. These are reusable gift wrappers that are so cute you’ll want to keep them. But we hope you start a new tradition and regift them to give them another life. (Good for passing secret messages too!)

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Diane Davis is a creative graphic designer, textile artist and advertising designer who has been immersed in the arts as long as I’ve known her. That’s why she was top of mind when it came time to develop our new product line. Not only is Diane crafty, but she is a true professional. She is a problem solver, a great communicator, flexible and above all, knows how to have fun!

Here is a preview of her wonderful felt gift pouch creation, the blackbird.

Blackbird Felt Gift Pouch by Diane Davis for BeeModern

This tweetie had a secret pouch in the back.

What would a featured artist profile be without a photo? Well, here is Diane with a flock of her creations. Every single one is handmade by Diane.

Textile Artist Diane Davis

Diane and her flock are available exclusively at BeeModern.

Stay tuned for details on our bi-coastal tweetup on Friday, November 13th. If you’re in southern California, you have an opportunity to meet Diane in person!

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