This is not my first rodeo with the squishy garter stripe idea, but each time I’ve improvised one, I’ve changed it up in some way. I like playing with this kind of design, where you take three or more colors, and alternate them in some way as to make a sort of stripey fade. This time, the shape is more crescent than triangle, due to the strategic introduction of decreases.Read More: A Shawl With No Name
TWiP: Vera Flowers
I have been kind of obsessed with improving the Polka Dot Cottage shopping experience this week. I’ve also made a few new things, continued my quest to get some storage space back, and had some experiences with nature.Read More: TWiP: Vera Flowers
May I take your order, please?
It’s time to get your custom-made seam rippers, crochet hooks, knitting loom tools, pens, buttons, and pendants! The window won’t stay open for long, so don’t delay 🙂Read More: May I take your order, please?
Handmades Shop open for business!
The Handmades Shop, which has been under construction for the last few months, is updated and open for business! Get yer fancy stick pens, yer unique crochet hooks, and more 🙂Read More: Handmades Shop open for business!
You’ve twisted my arm, now it’s time!
I’m opening up the custom shop for one week, or until I get as many orders as I can realistically handle. Don’t miss it! 🙂Read More: You’ve twisted my arm, now it’s time!
Still experimenting with photographic pendants, in this installment of Summer Studio, come see the bits and pieces on my clay table, along with some of the other creative things I’ve got going on.Read More: Summer Studio
Activity, conflictedness, and a grand opening
Image transfers. Oh! how I love the look of them, when they work. My track record with this technique is less than spectacular, and it has me considering showcasing my photographs in resin instead of clay. Conflicted thoughts abound!Read More: Activity, conflictedness, and a grand opening
Opinions to weigh. maybe.
The experimentation with photographic pendants continues, and your opinions are requested.Read More: Opinions to weigh. maybe.
Have a heart
Last summer, I was asked to submit a beginner-friendly polymer clay project for the upcoming Craft Hope book. The book will feature pairs of projects and charities, the idea being that you can make the projects and then donate them to the charities. I was honored to be included, and so I set to work […]Read More: Have a heart
Leaky pipes and polka dots
Our kitchen sink is out of commission at the moment. Why, you may ask? Well, apparently while I was rinsing off dishes and running the dishwasher this afternoon, the basement was getting a shower. Yeah, there’s nothing like a big ol’ hole in the pipe to make you declutter a basement in a hurry! Fun. […]Read More: Leaky pipes and polka dots