Showing posts from June, 2018

grandkids and watermelon

My son and his 2 boys, from FL.
My daughter and her son and daughter from AR

three pair of trousers in 2 days

Finished my navy, burgundy, and gray trousers last week (finally!)
If I look harried, it's because my 4 grandkids were all here today, and the youngest is teething (2 Yrs old)

Also finished my multi-colored sweater (though we sure can't use it right now - except for INDOORS, because my husband is always much warmer than I am)

Cheyenne River Reservation hats and small socks

8 hats and 5 pr small socks
My third shipment this year

all from scraps and leftovers

stencil on rose

nails two weeks after, just before getting a fill

Garden House Model

another new hobby??

so tiny! great fun, but over too soon!

new hobby - Paint with Diamonds

Love this ! It's a bit like cross stitch, or paint by numbers.

There's a tiny hole in the end of the tube tool, and a wax that you press in. That is a bit sticky, so you can get hold of the jewels.
The finished items are lovely!

Both round and square drills - from different companies

How to get started: You need a good light over a flat surface. 1. open the package - spread out the plastic canvas so that the folds will smooth out. Leave the clear cover over it till it is finished! Fondle all the colors, if you like. 2. Pick a package  of jewels, and find the number in the color list on the side of the canvas. See what Symbol it uses. If it is not easy to find the symbol on the canvas, pick a different pack. In the picture below, my symbol is the letter A. Note that the background for each symbol is close to the same color - blue on blue, for example. 3. Cut off a corner of the pack NOT into the number, and pour about a third of the jewels into the little green tray. Take your p…

new pants

I made two pair of pants, a light navy and a pond green, using my old TNT pattern.

no pictures, nothing exciting...
I also made two tees -
one from this Art Gallery Morning Walk Jersey Knit Wispy Daybreak Aura Fabricall from
And another in ink blue knit (picture later)