O.K. your turn - bring on the empty vessel jokes.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Friday, May 20, 2011
and while it would be awesome if you could all come along....
how about I share a bit of "Nikki" with you all instead.
While I am off at Sewjourn with the real-life Nikki, you guys can leave a comment and win one of three copies of her book that I have to giveaway.
Nikki's book has prompted the wonderful Tanya to embark on a Julie/Julia journey and she is sewing her way through the book. Really, can higher praise be given to a craft book? Nikki's book is much like Nikki herself, its good-looking, friendly, accessible and full to the absolute brim with hints tips, and easier, neater smarter ways of doing things.
There is no jumping through hoops required to enter but I would love to hear your experience of Nikki's patterns, the book, or any Nikkiness you'd like to share- even if it is just that you read her blog. I have to say I think I must have made about 20 of Nikki's tiny purse pattern over the years - it is definitely my go-to gift (for those people crazy enough to not want toys).
and right now I am still in my P.J's, everything is piled by the door ready for the car to be loaded, the baked goods are baked and the last minute additions are added, I just need to get myself moving !
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Sunday, May 15, 2011
other than that I'll be working on numbers four five and six of a brand new toy. His name is Algar (of course) and I really really like him.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
And actual craft ? well it has been a bit light on it has to be said, I'm just kind of noodling along, making a few samples and waiting once again for the next bolt of inspiration to hit. I seem to be stuck in second gear, unable to rev up and do anything. I'd like to tell you that I am appreciating this time of quiet and that I am learning a new slower perspective and thinker deeper thoughts....I am beginning to understand the creative rhythms and truly appreciate the beauty of quieter times that allow the mind to rest and the spirit to regenerate. I'd also like to tell you I am a size 8 supermodel !
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
I can't tell you how much I would love to add his little bathroom ensemble but "Get a scrap of fabric from your scrap bin and wrap it around Baxter's head" is probably not an acceptable instruction.
and Master 16 would not even enter the discussion " Mum, seriously, you are waaaayyy too attached to that hedgehog".So go on, why not go and read his story and let me know if you have any thoughts.(and just for the record I love all my toys equally - there are no favourites....)