I must have grown up in the age …Read More
Machine knit fabric with crochet edges. Yarn: Elsebeth Lavold, Silky Wool Fibers: 65% wool, 35% silk Weight: DK Yarn made in Italy Sewing pattern: Style ARC, ESME DESIGNER KNIT TOP I took the yarn from the hanks and rolled nice stiff balls with center strands that pulled out with even tension. I like to work with…Read More
Machine knit fabric with crochet edges. Yarn: Plymouth Yarn, Encore Color:(0686) Wine Heather Weight: Worsted Fibers: 75% Acrylic/ 25% Wool Yarn made in TurkeyRead More
I wanted to share this weekend’s …Read More
Yarn: Noro, Silk Garden Solo Color: Mushroom (44) Fibers: 45% Silk 45% Mohair 10% Wool, Weight: Aran, 1.8oz Quanty: 6 balls, 109yds each Machine knit on a silver reed (LK 150), crochet edging Thank you for your interest in my creativity, ConnieRead More
A beautiful, fancy yarn in so many fun …Read More
ART FROM ALL ANGLES – DANCE, MUSIC, FILMS, ART GALLERY – ALL IN ONE NIGHT – “Art from All Angles is excited to host a one-night engaging multidisciplinary art festival at the Mission Theater – a showcase of the broad range of expression from our local community. The night will blur the boundaries of art forms, creating a space where every sort of artist can connect with those in different disciplines. Throughout the event, guests will witness live dance & music, watch genre-bending short films, and mingle amid a huge variety of displayed visual and physical arts. This is a show not only for the broader art community, but also its supporters – offering something for everyone, no holds barred!” – Salad Productions – McMenamins Mission Theater – Doors Open: 6:00 PM – March 16, 2019 – 6:30 PM show – Tickets and information: www.artfromallangles.com In collaboration with Siren’s Dance Company, Open Signal & Marrow PDX Featuring Live Music from JumbleheadRead More
I have a friend who …Read More
When I moved into my house some rooms had yellow walls. And I asked myself “How do I feel in this yellow room?” The answer was not good; actually kind of sickly. They say a bright, strong yellow room can make babies cry and couples divorce. Not sure who “they” are but not taking any…Read More
I had to make sure and show you the wonderful pens my husband Roger has been making with wood from our forested home and re-purposed materials. You can now find his pens exclusively sold at Moments by Norri, a shop for creating memorable gatherings and finding local artisan gifts. https://www.bynorri.com/Read More
Knit panels with crochet accents. Main yarn: Plymouth Yarn, Homestead Tweed, Burnt orange, 90% wool, 10% donegal, made in Peru Bottom band: Lang Yarns, Finn, 72% virgin wool, 28% acrylic, made in Italy I am new to using a knitting machine. My interest, I confess, is not in knitting garments with fancy stitches but rather combining different…Read More
I love to work with beads and I find it strangely relaxing. The hard part is choosing the beads you are going to use.
This dinning room lamp was missing it’s fringe; little holes holding nothing. I admit when I started this project it seemed easy enough. Make the same sequence of beads over and over again. When hung, each strand from a distance has colors creating a stripe that went up and down as the holes in the lamp edge made a bracket shape.
It took years. The lamp hanging there part strung saying “Remember me?” So I took beads in a little box with me and strung when I had time. Yes I remembered.Read More