Monday, August 22, 2011

A New Playmate

I would like you all to meet my new playmate and toy




















Tim Gunn!!! Otherwise to be known as Timmy. It so finicky and picky about all the settings that I figure it must be male. It is as fussy as Tim Gunn. But such interesting things can be done with it. And since I am about to become a great aunt twice over I will make good use of my flannel leftovers and make some simple blankets and burp cloths. And my older niece can use some pull-up jeans. Projects.

The other big news is we think the house is sold. Bank work to be done but they are supposed to be in solid with the financing. And fingers crossed I have found a nice ranch with basement and addition that will make an awesome studio!

If it all works out you will be seeing the moving process.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Scaffidi Workshop


Quantum Felting: 
Vessels
Paula Scaffidi
Fri and Sat, September 16 & 17
Fri, 10-5: Sat 10-4:30
CMA
Create a textile art vessel that will “hold”
your thoughts. Participants will experience
intuitive art making in a state-of-the-art
textile studio, quietly supportive of the tasks
at hand. Learn machine needle felting
techniques, digital design methods, and explore
stitch manipulation and vessel assembly. Develop
your unique design concept in an inviting format with
many creative options. www.fiberella.com. Materials fee $35. 
All skill levels are welcome!  Machines provided.  
$240 (TAA members $180/$150 by Aug. 16)

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Why I Have a Butterfly Bush

And it smells fabulous. The Monarchs shall be arriving soon.