It’s beginning to look a lot like autumn! I swear I wasn’t going to say the “C” word. I promise. Now that autumn is here and there are less than three months until The Festivity That Shall Not Be Named, I am already wanting to bring some loveliness into our home. Mr. Juniper could be […]
I find hand sewing and hand embroidery to be relaxing. I dislike sewing machines; I have a tendency to break needles. By hand, I can sew or embroider while watching television. I’m self-taught when it comes to embroidery and still very much a beginner. If you are interested in teaching yourself, I highly recommend Sublime […]
In honor of Persephone’s birthday, I’m giving away an embroidered unicorn. I haven’t created it yet, but here are some examples of my other embroidery.
I’m a quilter, and there are a few stories going around about quilts that just aren’t true. I want to clear those up for you!
I am what is known as the opposite of crafty. The polar opposite of crafty. But, as they say in the movie Robots, “see a need, fill a need,” and I saw a need.
This week I set my DIY-sights on an unoffensive but extremely boring lamp shade that resides in my living room.
I realized this morning that one of the reasons I have been grouchy lately is that I haven’t made anything in almost a month. I am a compulsive maker of things – in other words, I’m crafty.
I had the absolute delight to view an example of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project at a local museum yesterday. The project was started in 2005 by Margaret and Christine Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring and was inspired by a presentation by Cornell mathematician Dr. Daina Taimina (read her original paper Crocheting the […]