As I continue learning “country skills” in the city, I am currently making braided rugs. As with many common braids (hair braids, etc.), I am working with three strands for each rug. I spoke recently with a friend whose grandmother used to make braided rugs. He said his grandmother would work on her rugs for … More New project: braided rugs
St. Patrick’s Day is only two weeks away. Are you ready to “cheer up” your friends and relatives with St. Patrick’s Day cards? Consider sending them my photography greeting cards! I’m offering my “Celtic Cross” cards in packages of 10, 20, or 50. Order a package of greeting cards to send your friends, relatives, co-workers! … More My greeting cards: St. Patrick’s Day
I recently finished making myself a new satin coat. Woo hoo – I am happy with it. Background: When I was a college student, one of my college friends was an exchange student from Japan. She graduated before I did. She’d bought a bunch of North American items she wanted to take back to Japan, but … More New handcrafted satin coat!
Being a “city dweller learning country skills” has come to mean, so far: Starting the morning with homemade soap in the shower. Energizing! During the day, having people come up to me to compliment the homemade dresses and coat that I wear. Sewing is great! Sending people homemade cards made with my photographs. Eating and … More Woo hoo! Skills acquired by a “city dweller learning country skills”
I’ve been sewing so many of my own new clothes that I’ve decided to use the excess fabric to make braided rugs. I’ve extra fabrics of two differing thicknesses, so I started two rugs last night. Woo hoo! #fabrics #sewing #sew