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Upcycled Shibori Tote Bag

Upcycled Shibori Tote Bag

In 2006, Eric and I entered a num­ber of cloth­ing and acces­sory pieces in an art to wear show at 1550 Gallery in Ker­rville, Texas. Over­all, we did well on our first show. What I now call my “fancy pants” almost sold, but they unfor­tu­nately didn’t fit the woman who was inter­ested in them. Eric...
My New Cardigan

My New Cardigan

I finally got the but­tons sewn onto my new cardi­gan yes­ter­day after­noon. My plans to fin­ish it two weeks ago got delayed by Eric com­ing home from his trip to Lon­don, fol­lowed by all of us get­ting sick. Thank­fully, it is still cool enough out­side to wear my new cardigan! I’m so happy with the...
Life Is Amazing

Life Is Amazing

  As I am putting the fin­ish­ing touches on my wool and silk blend cardi­gan, I am dream­ing about what I will do next. There are six dif­fer­ent projects up for con­sid­er­a­tion. I took a short detour yes­ter­day after­noon try­ing to find a clo­sure solu­tion for a felted bag I want to list on Etsy,...
Deliciously Luscious Project

Deliciously Luscious Project

For the past two weeks I’ve been knit­ting away at my new cardi­gan. My father-in-law took me shop­ping for the most gor­geous yarn as a birth­day present while we were vis­it­ing. A fam­ily friend told us about a going-out-of-business sale at the yarn shop in Fred­er­icks­burg, TX, so we went over to take a look. This...