A small bag handmade, Turned into a crusade, Taking longer than planned, But in no way bland, The stitching was made, So no seam was betrayed, I think it turned out rather grand. I made this same bag last year. It is essentially a triangular prism, made of two squares, with a zip down… Continue reading Christmas presents 4
Our day for festive trade, Had by two months been delayed, The pressure was high, Because we couldn't buy As everything had to be handmade.
There once was a rich Japanese lord, With a repaired tea bowl he abhorred, An artist said behold, Then filled the cracks with gold, And the new art of Kintsugi soared.
With winter setting in, I decided it was finally time to go get some new pants. And now I have a job again I wanted to splurge a little and go for a brand a bit more expensive than I would normally buy for normal everyday clothes. Because of my body shape I have a bit of trouble… Continue reading In a rage over pockets
In an attempt to combat boredom, I have been going back through my 'To Do' board on Pinterest and do a few things I have been wanting to try. This included a knotted bowl on an amazing website here, and luckily I had just received some fabulously coloured yarn in a wonderful birthday present/care package. If… Continue reading Rainbow bowls
For Christmas my sister bought me some sewing supplies. As you may be aware, I do not presently have access to a sewing machine, but it seemed like such a waste to let the woven trim she used as a ribbon to wrap my present, to lie with my other ribbons, unappreciated. Here is the… Continue reading Fish around my wrist
I really like triangles. They are such a solid shape, but can still be of all kinds of dimensions and sizes. Mostly though I like equilateral triangles, and recently I decided I need more of them in my life. So I dove into my unreasonably large collection of paperclips and chose a few of my… Continue reading Triangles