As mentioned last week, my January goal was to get caught up on repair projects. Some have been more successful than others. Here is a turquoise mosaic bangle that I like. Except that… Continue reading
Earlier this week, I found this pillow cover depicting the poet Robbie Burns‘ cottage. It is a print which was embroidered by my not Scottish grandmother, which means she would not have got… Continue reading
Everybody who wears earrings has a lost an earring. Which means that most of us have poor, orphaned earrings sitting in our jewellery boxes. You could turn these single earrings into pendants, but… Continue reading
I was mostly totally slothful over the holidays. And yesterday was kind of a snow day. But I did show some gumption. I mostly finished knitting this cat (still needs a tail and… Continue reading
Wood is good. Especially these picture frames decorated with branch slices. The one on the left is from Dollarama. The one on the right is a thrift shop find from a ways back.… Continue reading
My friend Rob was passing through town on his way to California. He gave me some samples of a wonderful goo that he got last spring at the Maker Faire in San Francisco.… Continue reading
Finally had a chance to do some jewellery repairs. I like to give old jewels new life. The top bracelet is a Damascene Toledoware mother of pearl panel bracelet from Spain. It was… Continue reading
A crepuscular crewel work.
Photos from some of last week’s adventures
The height of 1960s DIY chic.