There is so many tutorials out there for rope bowls. I learned how to make them from an online class by Alisa Burke. She has clever ideas about decorating rope bowls. I highly recommend her class. Once you learn the basic technique of stitching the rope to form a bowl, the possibilities to decorate it… Read More Rope Bowls
I feel lucky that only a couple of miles down the street there is a huge antique store and once a month they hold a curated show in a barn-like structure in the back. I find it fun and relaxing to stroll down aisles of old stuff, stuff that has been forgotten, or perhaps repurposed,… Read More Merchand Square and Highland Vintage
A while back I started sewing on paper because of my lack of skill at the time to draw. I could free form cut shapes, but couldn’t get myself to draw the same shape. Strange I know, but I am still a little bit like that. Here is a collection of imaginary flowers I… Read More Sewing on paper
When it gets really hot here in the Valley of the Sun, we go up north to explore Arizona. This was near Payson, AZ. And we stopped at a couple of antique stores along the way.
I get much needed therapy from crafting. Making stuff. Especially when there is some sort of repetitive and mindless process. Needle felting fits this category really well. Sure you have to focus on the shape you are making while poking the wool, but poke poke poke and more poke poke poke is totally mindless and… Read More Needle felting
Doodles before heading to my day job.
Friends! I finally convinced myself that I need a laptop. And while I was trying to be conservative and spend the least amount of money, quality is important so I got a MacBook Air. And because I like to make stuff more than buy stuff, I decided to skip buying all the fancy accessories and… Read More MacBook Air sleeve – tutorial