This bank of sweet-peas mounds up a couple feet above the road level. Dunno if that makes it a hedge or not but close enough for me. It caused quite a fervor a few years ago when the new highway foreman ordered mowing right in the prime of the wildflower bloom. It was a pitiful [...]
Monthly Archive for June, 2008
I was asked to do a craft project with the kids after their reading group at the library. The subject was bugs so we made a dragonfly. There were 19 of them signed up but I had made up kits before hand and had helpers so things went smoothly and everyone seem to be happy [...]
This is the view from the airport coming into Weaverville. It’s really bad over there and this is where they are evacuating people to so it shows what other areas are like. Hiway 299W is closed and we heard rumors or 299E being closed, too. Hiway 36 is also closed as reortedly is Hiway 3 [...]
If the kids get bored this summer give them an empty tp tube or cut a paper towel tube in lengths. Supply a box of good round toothpicks and some yarn. They’ll need something to poke holes though the cardboard. The tooth picks might do it. I used an exacto knife but if it comes [...]
When I went out to go pick up my produce from the local gardener & this is what I found on my car. So I decided to take the old junker if it would start. It did. Got me there but when I got ready to leave… Dead. After a couple tries and a panic [...]
I haven’t finished her face yet but she and her accessories are made with the 4″ Multi-loom. It’s a mohair & wool blend. See the baby Set below.
I wove this baby set with the Multi after a set in a 1940′s pattern book. The yarn is modern…I think I have the correct label. It’s TLC Baby Amore`, a chenille type. Very soft and cuddly. I made the set with one skein and have some left. I did use the 4″ for most [...]
Today, Friday the 13th, my art partner and I hosted the group with a surprise live model. Peter did a great job for us & found a way to sit still for 30 minutes while we sketched away. The inset is a 2 minute sketch… not too bad for such an awkward angle. Lots of [...]
We did some 4 minutes sketches, too. They were fun.
Sitting below him, I had a odd angle and he looks to be 11 feet tall!