I’ve been busy and haven’t really had time to post what I’ve been working on. But I will soon. In the mean time, I wanted to let you know that if you are on Facebook you should visit: http://www.facebook.com/hopeforok A group of talented artist have donated their work for this on-line auction. It starts tonight… Read More Hope for Oklahoma
These are probably 7-8 years old. They were the first attempt at making something different with crochet. I found them today while cleaning my craft room.
It’s here, it came in the mail on Saturday, the new issue of SEW Somerset. First I paged through really fast, just so I can find my work in and feel super excited. Then I spent a few hours reading through each article, admiring the creative work of many artists and feeling very proud that… Read More SEW Somerset was in my mail box yesterday
There is one thing that I wished I was better at, and that’s drawing. I admire the drawings of my four year old daughter, and her freedom when she picks up a pen and a blank paper and without hesitation she covers it in no time with figures, shapes, hearts. But I can’t do that. … Read More Zen-shrinkies
Some old colaboration work. My husband photographs, I stitch.
Because I like more than one crafting technique this week I found myself going back to soldering. I took a basic soldering workshop last summer, from a very talented local artist, Josie, who since then has become a friend. She also has a book out about soldering. For a while I practiced with 60/40 type… Read More Queen of Hearts
Do you sew? By machine or hand? I’d like to share a quick tutorial on how to make yourself a fabric ring. It can also be a small pincushion. Here is how: Tools and Materials: fabric, stamps, ink, scissors, sewing machine, polyfil stuffing, adjustable ring, thread 1. Cut your fabric in little squares. You will… Read More Fabric rings tutorial
Few years ago a co-worker asked me to help her figure out a pattern of a little tiny miniature dress she had inherited from a relative. It was so tiny that I had to use tatting thread to get the right gauge to replicate the dress. Since then I’ve made quite a few of these… Read More Crocheting with tatting thread
I’ve been scavenging thrift and antique stores for old keys, but haven’t found anything to my liking. I was surprised to find something fairly close to what I was looking for at Michaels. It wasn’t even in the jewelry section. I found some keys in the paper/scrapbooking area. And they were on sale, so I… Read More Keys, chains and fabric scraps