I'm planning to donate a couple of these prints to Equine Rescue League, for the auction at their spring open house on May 7th and 8th.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Now and again, i get a little impatient with Vogue patterns - sometimes, you get the idea that they're putting in funky seams for the sake of funky seams, and not to serve any purpose of interesting design. And then i find something like this, which goes a long way toward restoring my faith:
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
My aunt is getting ready to move to a smaller apartment, and more or less out of the blue, i got a Facebook message from her, saying she knew i liked vintage stuff, and would i like all her old gloves? Well, i lost no time in saying please and thank you, and she shipped off two big boxes, full of gloves, linens from my grandmother's house, and doll clothes made by my great-grandmother. I haven't properly sorted it all, but i think i found my favorite item: a pair of deep burgundy gloves in what feels like the lightest doeskin. They're marked "Saks & Company" and though they're somewhat worn on the fingertips, they're just my size.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Two patterns from the latest lot that won't be making it to the shop:
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Friday, April 8, 2011
...i finished up carving this block today - well, it's technically yesterday, by now. I still want to do a version printed on black paper (using the same brown ink), with a few white bits hand-colored. But i think i need to make a little trip to pick up some art supplies first.