I love felting wool and making it into purposeful items. It is thrilling to put my beloved hand knit or crocheted item into the washing machine and see what comes out.
Desiree crafts with the inspiration of nature, using reclaimed wood as a canvas for art. She also crochets scarves, ear warmers, head bands (you name it!), perfect for experiencing what Mother Nature has to offer in those cold winter months!
I have just been making a hat in the style of a hood using a chunky marbled acrylic. I wanted to make something different to the hats I had been making. I start off with the idea, allow it to stew in my mind for a few days until I more or less have a plan for making it. The… View Post
I’m inspired by both nature and raw materials. Where I live in the woods, I am surrounded by nature. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets, the call of birds, the silence of sunshine and flowers blooming. And I am a HUGE craft supply junkie, so just staring into the swatches of yarn or a bag of embroidery floss, I’ll suddenly see the… View Post
I don’t know how old I am. Well I do sort of, but when I’m asked I have to work it out from my date of birth as its not a number that’s kept to hand in my head.
Handmade has always meant SPECIAL! You can’t find something you want, then you make it!! You’ll be the only one in the neighborhood with the One Of A Kind item!! Plus it make me feel very accomplished when I create!!
My mother in law taught me how to crochet when I had mono. I had nothing to do all day for a month but watch the History channel and crochet…