The tiny workshop will have 2 windows and though I want to stay away from too much fabric out there, I did want something special. These were crocheted with Aunt Lydia's Bamboo thread (which is crazy soft, unlike bedspread cotton), in the color mushroom and with a free pattern called Lacy Heart Curtains but I… Continue reading Filet Crochet Valances
I've decided that a tiny workshop is in order to take my messy crafts outdoors. The Mr has his HUGE one, so how about my own spot? I don't like the phrase 'she shed' for some reason because it's a working place, a maker's room, a workshop for sure. I made my sketch, sent it… Continue reading The Tiny Workshop
We have a new granddaughter and she's just precious. Some crochet that was made for her arrival. Here are links to the patterns: Purple crocheted hat, purple crocheted sweater, pink knit sweater and the white hat has no pattern, but the pom was bought at Michael's.
So, I bought a very odd and old floor lamp, that weighs a ton, and spray painted it Grinch green because - well - I had that color. There was no plan, no great artistic statement, but I feel like all this 'fly by the seat of my pants' worked out very well this one… Continue reading Crocheted Lamp Shade
I haven't been keeping up with my blog, but I want to! My web host kept changing things on me, so the blog was getting lost so I brought it back over to WordPress and it should be safer here than in any sub-directory on xyz.blah. It was a craft-filled Christmas and here are a… Continue reading A belated Christmas post
The North Carolina Gourd Society holds an annual fall festival where I took 2 classes and was schooled on various things from people who know so much about gourds! Did you know there's a wood clay/putty that you can shape into a nose and just stick it right on your gourd's face? Now we both… Continue reading Painting Gourds
Cables? YES! The more the merrier. This piece is the hottest thing in my wardrobe these days. It's springy, soft and feels so good on the skin. I was happy to have it a few weeks ago when we had a 9" snowfall. Wore it to fill my bird feeders and walk the dog. I… Continue reading Alcova Scarf