My very own old fashioned Fair Isle vest. Yay!! As soon as I've put the chart on a graph, I'll post it here and at Ravelry. Have a look there for the whole ordeal in minute detail.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Made from vintage (but never used) fabrics and a 1960's pattern. Mr 2 years old. I made a pair of shorts in other vntage fabric but forgot to photograph them. I'd made some for my son (Leif's Dad) when he was a wee lad as well. If you keep the fabric long enough..... The label is one I used just for the children's clothes. Had a few left.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
I made this over a long time, just for my darling heart. I could only glue a few shells at a time, then would rotate the whole thing to do more. In secret. The bark is from Silver Birch trees. You can peel it off, if you're gentle, during the spring. It's so beautiful (the barrk). I've glued it to rice paper, then crocheted the edges. It's very delicate and warm and pretty.
I was concerned about the thin pieces, but as it happens, they look the best when the light is on. In fact it's a gorgeous thing. We all love shells huh? So pretty and shiny!
I'll add more pics later when I recharge the camera.
Friday, October 07, 2011
And I'm at work so haven't any photo's of what I've done. It's all been hush hush you see... the fella's birthday and all that.
I covered an Op Shop lamp-base with shells, then made a shade using Birch Bark and crochet ala Hanky Boxes. It's swell even if I say so myself. It took ages. AGES.
We're also working on the garden a lot and the knitting is going swimmingly thanks for asking. So's the pretty dresses colouring book and I wrote some poems for the One True's birthday. Naturally.