Where do you create? What space or environment brings out or inspires your creativity? For my husband and myself, our creative space is our home. It is small, so there isn't room for a studio, much as I would love to have one. So my husband's keyboard and computers are on one side of the room; he plays brilliantly by ear and composes from his head. Thank goodness for midi interfaces and fast computers...they catch it all and mix it and even change voices. Truly a one-man band! My nest…
Sunset in November, album created on December 16, 2014
12 items in total.
Autumn2014, album created on November 7, 2014
16 items in total.
In my world, album created on September 29, 2013
Random shots that catch my eye, that reflect the world I live in. Nothing spectacular, but sometimes photo-worthy :-)
November 11, 2013I love making dolls, and also trying different techniques to enhance the dollmaking experience. Jointing heads is a technique I learned from the cloth doll community, and it applies well to crochet dolls. Crochet produces a very firm fabric that makes three dimensional creations easy to make and manipulate. I wante d to see if the same technique would work with a knit doll. Knit fabric is softer, more supple, so a bit more of a challenge to create a jointed head. My first attem…
September 13, 2013Butterflies flew into my brain a few weeks ago, when I thought about adding wings to my Forget-Me-Knot kids. Cicely Mary Barker's beautifully illustrated Flower Fairies all have very realistic butterly and moth wings. So I wanted to try my hand at creating a realistic crochet butterfly, and this is the result. If interested, the pattern for the basic butterfly shapes is freely available on my blog at: www.byhookbyhand.blogspot.com .