3D Art

I love creating, but admittedly I am not a patient person. When it comes to making art, I.want. it.done.right.now! Which is strange, because when it comes to sewing, knitting or crocheting, I’m okay with it taking a few days or up to a week to make something. After a week though, forget about it. Which …

Scrabble Belt and Scrabble tile earrings.

    If you watch The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, you may have noticed the bow ties that, Jimmy’s band leader,  QuestLove wears.  If not you can see them here.      He uses upcycled scrabble boards, Legos, as well as comics. I really liked they way looked, so I decided I needed a scrabble belt …

Pillows

I have lots of yarn, in boxes, bags, bins, and drawers. Most of it in single skeins. So, in an effort to use up my stock of yarn, I’ve been making various items. These include sweaters for grand babies, slipper boots and pillows. I will add more photos as I complete projects. Here is one …

Dyeing elastic.

Recently, I needed  a yard each, of wide yellow and grey elastic. The yellow is for a crinoline, the grey for a skirt. While I could find yellow in ruffled and fold over elastic, the grey was not to be had locally. I searched online to see if anyone had had any success at dyeing …

Oh dear. I’m small but I’m fat. Huh?

So,  I’ve been making more dresses.  Vogue 8789 to be exact, and I’m slowly adjusting the pattern to fit my short, older body. Well, according to this pattern I should wear an 18 on top and a 22 on bottom. And yet, as of my latest dress, I have made the top a 14 and …