Sunday, August 19, 2018

Indigo Shibori Dyeing this past week

This is what I did on Wednesday and Saturday.  Resists are created by stitching, folding and pleating, binding/wrapping with thread, etc. on plain white muslin fabric before dipping it into the indigo vat.

Way too much fun!  
Now that I know how to do this I can't wait to set up my own dye vat at home!!!

Over two days I made about 20 different pieces!!!

Monday, February 19, 2018

my latest venture--bookboard cards/display pieces for St. Patrick's Day etc.

I've been working on some new projects recently using bookboard as the backing for some double-sided cards that are also display pieces.  I'm going to sell these with small easels and also a large magnet which can be added to the back.

First are these smaller bees and butterfly cards and one with some "instant relatives".

These are the larger ones I made for St. Patrick's Day.

Will pick up easels in the next day or so and will shop these around to consign or sell outright to one of the local shops.  Have already started thinking about Easter/spring ones and gathering materials. I really love them and almost hate to sell them.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Christmas 2017

a few pix from Clark's Christmas...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Nine Months Old!

On Andrew's birthday the 27th; Clark was 9 months on the 25th
Andrew's caption:  Birthdays don't get any better than this!
May 30th

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Almost 8 months old!


April 19th

He's quite the guy!  

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

SIX Months!!!

"SIX months!!! ...Between getting the hang of this sleep thing, Clark's been practicing his consonants and experimenting with interesting musical (?) notes, growing teeth, testing sophisticated new flavors, tormenting the cats, rolling everywhere, sitting up for playtime and trying his darnedest to crawl."  Jamie, Clark's Mom

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Almost Six Months!

Here are a few photos from this past week.

He looks ready to fly!  Sitting up on his own.  Two little teeth.  Laughing a lot.
Wearing size 12-18 months.  Channeling his inner Clark Kent!

Playing with toys on the quilt that Carolyn Fitz-Patrick made for him.
Fitz was the librarian at Oak Hill and I was her assistant until she retired.

Great quilt!  Love the appliques and the stripey border!
Thanks, Fitz!!!