Tag Archives: mixed media

Confessions of An Online Class Junkie

I love taking those short classes online that are only a few hours or days. There, I said it out loud, I’m addicted. I’ve paid a few bucks for them, get to learn a new technique in something that might … Continue reading

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Calling It Done

For the past month or so I’ve been working on a sewing project. It’s one of those free form things that could go on and on, ad nauseam. My enthusiasm for it started when I saw this very cool denim … Continue reading

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So Long 2014, Hello 2015

It’s that time of year where it seems absolutely everyone is making the end of year list. The what I made, what I accomplished, what I learned and what happened in the world lists. I’ve been thinking about this for … Continue reading

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Creative Rewind With A Twist

I’ve found that sometimes the best way to go forward with my artistic endeavors, is to go back. I guess that’s one of the reasons why I keep going back to knitting, and periodically to crochet. Both of them have … Continue reading

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A Little Spark

Sometimes you know where that creative spark is going to come from, sometimes you don’t. I was hoping that it was going to come from a class I’d signed up for, but I wasn’t sure if it was going to … Continue reading

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Started and Finished!

In knitting, we have an expression for starting project after project. We call it “startitist.” I have been guilty of startitist many, many times. I’ll see a project in a knitting magazine, or online and fall in love. It was … Continue reading

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Just Start, dammit!

That was just part of the internal conversation this morning. The mental gyrations of do I start with making an apron, or a bag or do I just mediate about what I want to do with my business and what … Continue reading

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Down To The Wire

It’s here, it’s time and now I’m packing box after box of stuff. The house is almost completed and I cannot procrastinate or ignore the fact that I have acquired an incredible amount of stuff in the three years of … Continue reading

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Making Product vs Making Art

I have been making things all my life. As a child I made clothes for my dolls, as a teen I made my own clothes and as an adult I have dabbled in various media. I’m not exactly sure when … Continue reading

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Back Pedaling

I’m amused, very amused. As soon as I hit publish on my last post about neckties, I thought I’d see what kinds of art and crafts other people have done with neckties. I wasn’t prepared for the magnitude of the … Continue reading

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