Today I’m “shagging around”* with some dyes, doing layered dips to suss out some different colour combinations and effects for further use. I’m working with combed woolen top (that’s Falkland) for my test swatches, but I have some washed Shetland fleece to which I’d like to apply the results for a pattern that I have…
Today we decided to decorate some eggs. A year or two ago, I bought a complete pysanky kit (dyes, waxes, kistkas and all the paraphernalia) at the Craft Council Seconds Sale, thinking it would be a fun activity for me and Katherine sometime. Boy was it ever! We blew the eggs first, which is atypical….
Today was a snow day here in St. John’s, Newfoundland. We got about 25cm (that’s a little shy of a foot, for those among you who are of the Imperial Forces) in the span of around 12 hours, with high winds and treacherous driving conditions. Sane people stayed home, baked bread, made chili and did…
Here’s a quick photo-rich post of items now in the shop! Now I’m off again to the design table!
I’m a little behind in these blog posts, for which I humbly apologize. It seems that when I’m really and truly busy, I have little time for sitting at the computer. When I’m really and truly creating and churning ideas about, I’m more inclined towards pen and paper for working out kinks, sketching ideas and…