Tag Archives: crafts

Another Project Finished

I finally finished the pineapple shawl project. Whew. I’ve been working on it for months, put it away a few times but it’s done.  I started it to use up all  my embroidery cotton threads that I no longer use.  … Continue reading

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Miniature World

A special gift from a friend who created it just for me. Built on part of a branch that fell off an ancient fir tree. Idyllic little world of green, flowers, trees and two sheep there, a tempting little cottage … Continue reading

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Garden Totem

Middle daughter made this garden totem for eldest daughter’s birthday. The blocks spin and you can change the story.

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April Fools

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A Ball of this and a Ball of that

I used up a lots leftover balls of wool for this crocheted vest.

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Crafts: Sammy Seal

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Crafts – Crocheted Mat

I used up most of my old embroidery and cross stitch threads on this mat. I used one teal coloured thread throughout and added to other strands of colour as I went.  It was fun making it and I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Crafts – Drawstring Bag

Crocheted cotton Drawstring Bags, green and blue. These were fun to make.

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Cactus Garden

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Crafts – String Bag

Finished my 4th string bag and have started another.  In a crafty mood with fingers and string rather than words and paper.  

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Shaving Horse

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Farmer’s Market

 Paradise resurrected, where cars and pollution reign the rest of the week. A group of local growers and gardeners gather every Saturday to make that end of town look more like the paradise it once was. Home grown vegetables, preserves, … Continue reading

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