Here we are, halfway through January, after another busy December. It seems that as my teens get older, they get more involved in community activities. This past Christmas season, they were involved in choirs and in running sound boards for numerous events. The days swirled by, but I enjoyed looking at my tree with the pretty… Continue reading Mandala, Sunhat, Christmas Projects
I’ve been busy again with making mittens, a couple of bright wristlets, some pillowcases, and some art notecards. Here we go… I will have fifteen pairs of recycled fluffy wool mittens for sale! I created my own mitten pattern using my knowledge of geometry (that was fun!). I started off using some thick wool, but then… Continue reading Mittens, Wristlets, Pillowcases, Art Notecards!
I know it’s been awhile since my last post, but I am still crafting away here in between all my other life duties! I’ve slowed down on the mass-production mode I had been in; and I’ve enjoyed making unique pillowcases, sunhats, mittens, and granny squares for two different blankets. The following photos are of the… Continue reading Pillowcases! Sunhats! Mittens! Granny Squares!
I worked on a few personal creative projects in December, and one of them resulted in being commissioned to do a custom order. I had figured out how to make mittens from shrunken wool sweaters, so I made a pair for myself: I lined them with fabric from a thrifted bathrobe, and I put red suede… Continue reading Wool Mittens and Christmas Cards
Well, I’ve had a busy summer with household and family projects in addition to craft projects, thus the gap in between posts again. However, today I was able to take a bunch of photos, and now I will catch you up on my progress towards the fall craft shows! One project I did was to… Continue reading Craft Area Gets Reorganized; New Items Made
Yikes, two months is far too long since my last blog post! Time for a shows and works in progress update!! First of all, I found out that I have been accepted for a few juried craft shows in the fall!! I am very excited about these. Two of them are the Hand Made Art and… Continue reading Upcoming Shows and Works in Progress
I am working on some flower appliqued bags made from cotton, linen, and silk; so I thought I’d post some works-in-progress photos. The first set of photos shows the makings of some new reversible cross-body bags. This time the bags will have decorated flaps, and these have been very fun to create!! The next set… Continue reading Flower Appliqued Bags