Breakfast Is Tiffany

Breakfast Is Tiffany

“Breakfast Is Tiffany”, original artwork by Billy Tackett, used with permission. Part of his “Dead, White & Blue” series, Mr. Tackett came up with a truly challenging design to try to replicate in fabric. Given all of the the details that...
Little Man’s Norwegian Outfit

Little Man’s Norwegian Outfit

My hometown celebrates Norway’s Constitution Day every year. Many people dress up in Norwegian ethnic costumes for the weekend festivities. As things go, there are “generic” versions made. This so happens to be one of those for a little man. As with...
Because I Can

Because I Can

I have this friend. Every now and again, we’ll send a surprise to the other – for no other reason than “because I can”. In this particular instance, she sent me a delightful pair of socks that I’m still giggling about. Knowing what I do...
Marie

Marie

About three years or so ago, one of my closest friends gave me a bunch of her grandmother’s crochet cotton threads. At the time, I told her that I’d consider myself the ‘keeper’, but the threads weren’t mine. She’d get the threads...
Frankenheart

Frankenheart

A “Daily Arting” by Billy Tackett, used with permission. At the beginning of 2014, Mr. Tackett decided he was going to do “daily arting”. This meant that he was going to draw something new every day. This is one of those pieces. Given that...
Sam Heughan – Emulsion

Sam Heughan – Emulsion

Truth be told, I have not seen this particular movie at this point in time. That doesn’t mean that I’m not going to. It’s one of those “I’m going to get a copy of the dvd as soon as it’s released” things.  What movie?...
Viking Hat

Viking Hat

It started out, on my part as a bit of a joke. I put this up on Twitter: Imagine my surprise when Tom Brittney replied back. Being me, and not quite believing he’d respond back again, offered to make him one – provided he DM me some needed information. The...

Beginning the new year

As the new year stuff finally starts to lose a little of its shiny, I’m faced with a stack of things to get done. I’ve been working out my production schedule, getting materials and supplies lined up, and arranging for the final rounds of patterns...

Goal making time

It’s that time of year when people start making resolutions for what they’d like to accomplish for the pending new year. Most of the time, the wording goes along something like this: “I resolve to do _______________________.” Most of the people...

That moment…

That moment, after you return from the post office, after having mailed out a bunch of gifts you’d made – feeling pretty happy you got them sent out before the holiday… then you realize that you forgot to take pictures of the projects before you...