It took me the better part of the afternoon, but I made my first scarf today. I pieced together some coordinating fabrics for the front and used a solid-color flannel for the back. I also got to try out a technique that I had tested yesterday on scraps – polymer clay appliqué onto fabric. I […]Read More: Granny’s scarf – I think.
It was a rainy day today. I got a bit wet waiting for the bus to drop of Aidan this afternoon. It would have been perfect Fall weather, if the temperature had been 10-15 degrees cooler. At the moment, I’ve got the windows open and the attic fan on to help cool me off, and […]Read More: Sticky situation
If you recall, we are trying to create a color scheme in clay that will evoke the same emotional response as this mosaic. We’ve selected the colors we want to replicate and now must decide what packages of clay we need to get us started. I do all of my caning in Sculpey III (read […]Read More: Evolution of a color scheme – step four
I had no idea the color would be so vibrant! I’m guessing that’s what happens when you actually follow the instructions that comes with the dye . All of my previous experience with dye has been pretty much a matter of throwing the garments in a dye bucket, swirling it around now and then, maybe […]Read More: Color me impressed
If all I showed you of my latest creation was this? You see, I had mentioned in my last post that I was considering dying the skirt I’d made from my husband’s pants. I had also expressed a hope that nobody would be struck sleepless wondering how the skirt eventually turned out. When Kim replied […]Read More: Would you think me a tease?
Yep, another knee blown out, another skirt for me. Woo hoo! Neil came home from Capclave Sunday night with the news that he’d worn through the knee on another pair of pants. I’m sorry for his wardrobe’s loss, but I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t good news for my wardrobe. I know I […]Read More: I love it when he rips his pants
…that I had to go out and return a movie rental today (Evan Almighty – Clarke, Clarke & Clarke give it six thumbs up). Otherwise, I would probably have spent the day curled up somewhere cozy in my new lounge pants / pajama bottoms. And I dare say that it wouldn’t have been too difficult […]Read More: It’s a shame…
The boys and I are on our own today. When I asked them what they wanted to do, the answer was “go to Panera.” Really? Really. Sure you don’t want to go to the bagel place (read: Mommy is addicted to their fat free tuna on a very light everything bagel, please get bagels, please, […]Read More: Backyard time
If you recall, last time we used three online color palette generators to help us pull the dominant colors out of our mosaic. Now our job is to pick our favorite choices from those palettes, narrow them down to three main hues, and determine our final colors. I pulled all three palettes into Paint Shop […]Read More: Evolution of a color scheme – step three
’cause I’m kinda in the mood for a weekend. A crafty weekend. I know I left the “Evolution of a Color Scheme” posts hanging, but there is more to come. The next installment is already written, and I hope to get my hands on the clay for some color mixing within the next few days. […]Read More: Is it Friday yet?