Monday, August 25, 2008
I had the best intentions. I even made them on time. I just thought we'd get together before he outgrew them. Didn't happen!! Schedules, new baby, family, distance. There was even an occasion where I could have, but something else was scheduled that day. Schedules, new baby, family.... They really are pretty. Varigated browns and rust with silk that I mixed over the top. Shame.
Anyway, these are the Toddler Boots that were made to replace the Newborn Boots. They may be primary school boots, but at least he hasn't grown out of them yet. Yes, they have been passed to Sharon and son.
They're felted from Blue Faced Leicester fibre that I dyed in several shades of blues, aqua and green. The little tie is a colour called Petrol and the blanket stitch was a multi coloured floss in drab greens and blues. Really works well with the boots.
Hope they keep him warm this winter.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Most of these are Nuno Felted. Can't get the colours right yet. Hopefully I'll be getting a new camera with high resolution that will help with that. Anyway, merino wool and silk plus some beads.
Some are double wrap, some are triple wrap. I'll put some of them up on Etsy after this weekend.
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Here's a little ring I made for my niece who just turned 17. Swarovski Crystals and seed beads strung on jewelry elastic. Have to say, it's harder than it looks to get a tight ring, but I really think it's pretty in the light.
Happy Birthday Lauren
Saturday, August 16, 2008
A bit of Christmas Knitting. Yes, I'm at it again. All but 1 of the pressies are done and sent to the US for Christmas. Insane??? Maybe, but I plan ahead. I'm also nearly done with the immediate family as well.
It helps me enjoy the holidays when I'm not pressed.
This is another of the Noro Hats. Same pattern, but not the stripey yarn. I like the citrus greens, blues, aquas and purples. I'm pretty sure the recipient doesn't read the blog, so it may be safe.
I also love the pointy top. I didn't do it on the last one, but this one followed the pattern.
Saturday, August 09, 2008
It all starts somewhere. I bought a ring off ETSY. (curse you etsy!!) From there, it went through the warping of my mind. "Hey, I could do that!" Heard that before.
Well, the Internet is a handy thing and since my parents were already coming to visit and this stuff is relatively small....
Here you go.
I used a product called EasyCast. I'm very happy with the results. I knew that paper making session would come in handy at some point!
So these are the things in the new SHOP!
These are the rings I'm just made about. The purple on is Fab, but has a small bit of resin on the side, so I didn't put it in. Guess I'll have to wear it : )