My Aunt and Uncle grow a garden centre’s worth of flowers in multiple greenhouses each year and each year my parents come down with a load of the crop and help us plant our gardens.
It was a pretty perfect day for it – overcast, warm, breezy. Soooooo breezy and it’s only getting better. If [...]
Some new earrings. They’re thinner than most of those I make because there was no way I could cut these petals into the heavier weight leather.
Block dyed with layers of yellow and brown, red and maroon stain. Hung on brass hooks.
They look like fire in your hair. Heading into the shop (which I [...]
A few months ago my Mom mentioned she’d like one of my purses. I tried to just give her one, but she wouldn’t have that. She wanted to pay for it. Since I wouldn’t have that, the only way around this was to give her a “gift certificate” for her birthday.
She was here on [...]
Working on a custom bag – set to be stained a caramel shade of brown, painted with turquoise blooms and secured with gold grommets.
I plan to finish this guy tomorrow night and post him Friday morning, but we’ll see how things go.
Setting the tone for this post, the Campfire Necklace – a tooled and hand-painted blaze strung on my favourite vintage brass filigree.
An in-the-works strap that combines chocolate brown leather with my latest fabric acquisition. Yet to be stitched, but you get the idea…
And an oldie but a goodie – [...]
Here is some of what I did today…
- Worked on a birthday/thank you cuff for Karin.
- Allowed Memphis to sleep on the couch. He was sick! He’s still fragile!
- Made falafals and a loaf of bread.
- Watched Sean silk screen some T-shirts. [...]