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This old thing?

It’s been over a year…but I will be coming back to blogging soon to talk to you about more “Found” things and old things…

Very, very old things… 96 more words

18th Century

A Maker’s Abecedary: A is for . . . Alphabet Sampler

One of the wonderful things about being a maker is the choices we have available about what to make. Depending on your interests, values, and aesthetic sense, there’s a craft or art form for every taste, from A to Z. 840 more words

Celebrating Hands At Home

Welcome and Thank you!

My mother started this blog.

She started this blog well before blogging was ever defined.

She started it when she handed me a stack of old Fashion magazines that had been published during the Roaring Twenties. 301 more words

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I’ve wanted to make a faun for a while now, and this one has been in progress for about a month.  Sometimes I feel that a doll or puppet takes on a life of it’s own, this one has such an intense, coquettish stare and once I’d taken her out into the garden to photograph her, she looked like she might get up and wander off on her own.   125 more words


The Oslo in my head

I first moved to Oslo, Norway in October 2012.   It was six weeks before I was due to exhibit as part of a collaboration with Scottish Artist… 327 more words