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Finn Minnow - Trout Fly

Finn Minnow -Trout Fly, watercolor,  9X12″, 2017 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved

Finn Minnow is a wet fly used to lure trout. It’s length is 1.25 inches, rather large as trout flies go. 15 more words

Ars Gratia Artis

XOXO Layout

I have a new layout to share with you today. I scraplifted myself when I created it, using the new Gimme Some Sugar paper to put it together. 128 more words


Flying Colours - stencilling with historic pigments

For my repro playing cards Mark I and II, I had used four colours – yellow, red, blue and black/grey for the courts, and of course red and black for the pips.  782 more words

Practical Progress


KnitswissYarns. Fingering Weight 50%Merino wool & 50% Silk 122 more words


スノードロップ *Snowdrops


‘Have you seen them?  They are coming now.’




Since deciding on my handmade 2018 people have obviously had a lot to say. It’s a bit radical, and as someone who would not usually be grouped with the ‘hipsters’ or ‘hippies’ it came as somewhat of a surprise to some people. 663 more words