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I work in batches in my studio. Once I have worked on a design- sketching, prototyping, making a rough pattern, tweaking the pattern, etc- then it is time for a small batch. Making one of something doesn’t make sense except in those early phases of design. Here is a small batch of my “5 Petal” small bags in the process...

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It will not be hot forever

Here in North Texas it is hot this time of year so I indulge in eating frozen blueberries and dreaming of cooler temps- (when I am not working in the studio under the AC). Speaking of cooler temps- my fall calendar is taking shape with a few shows that are yearly events and a new one or two. I have...

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New Studio- A Place Called Home

For the last 4 years my studio has been in a rented space, before that it was in a space that was part of my father’s shop. Finally, Cimarrona has a permanent home. Take a look at the time lapse of the studio going up. It is a very exciting time and I will share more of the inside of the...

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Studio Open House is Saturday December 19

  December 19 from 10 am – 5 pm I will open the doors of the studio to friends that want to stop in, visit, have a refreshment and do a little Christmas shopping. This year guests will also have a chance to meet and pick up the work of a number of maker friends and family members. Joining our...

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This week end- The Sons Show (aka Randy Brodnax and Friends Christmas Art Sale)

This week end (Dec 4-6) will be the wonderful, part party, part art and totally fun Randy Brodnax and Friends Christmas Art Sale at The Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas. If you have not been there for this show- you need to go for the experience. Find me to get some great gifts and see my new work, I am...

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My name is Leslie, I live and work in my hometown of Denton, Texas. More

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