Two years ago to the day I put this photo up on Instagram. And it is now finally finished. It's had it's fair time in the naughty corner. It does great damage to my hands gripping the tiny needles and making all those firm connections. I'm pleased how it's finally come out though. I know… Continue reading Release the Kraken!
I decided to buy a new work desk a few weeks ago. Of course that meant a total re organising of the current work desk area in the studio. Two black bags and a huge Whoop! and round of applause from my cleaner later and I'm just about back at my desk!! Honestly it's been… Continue reading Who Thought This Was a Good Idea??
A few bits have moved on. The Kraken Bag front panel has been finished . I can now crack on (‘scuse the pun’) with the back. It should be simpler but these things evolve as they will. The large Gem Tree was done and placed on a Piddocked rock I had and added to my… Continue reading No Finishes But
And about time too! It’s the Shaftesbury Snowdrop festival coming up and they have a big display in the Arts Centre Gallery. I’ve entered most years so I thought I would use it as a spring board to make something arty. These are my two mixed media pieces. It was finally dry enough to go… Continue reading I’ve Been Mucky!
At long last! Not the best photo as it’s fairly large, 60 x 72 inches, and they never look at their prettiest on the blocking mat all stretched out. Washing and blocking is very much worth it though especially with this tapestry crochet. The stitches all needed to find their place and proper shape. As… Continue reading Roseta is Finished!
I haven’t chosen a word for this year. I’ve done it for a number of years and lately it’s been to ‘Use’ up what I have and I’m loving doing so I’m going to just carry on trying not to buy and do that. Saying that I did actually buy new yarn for the baby… Continue reading Mid January
I had my first finish of the year actually on New Year’s Day, the Garden Tiger Moth needlepoint. It’s now been made up into a little pillow and sitting on the settle with the others quite happily. With the lovely news of friends expecting a baby I went into baby blanket mode. Not knowing the… Continue reading Normality Resumes