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Denver, Colorado
Wife. mother. domestic goddess. hand-crafter. artist. knit shop owner.
Interests: Knitting, crochet, sewing, beading, fashion, painting, sculpting, baking, cooking, gardening, gaming
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Some great trims I picked up at mood. Im all about feathers and scarabs right now. Egyptian mythology. Spell 30 from The Book of the Dead. Strangely beautiful and oddly comforting. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Finished this piece that I started one year ago yesterday. The timeless art of knitting fair isle while watching the timeless Sound of Music. Now on to the lacework of the Myrna Loy bed jacket while watching Casablanca. Being sick with a cold in bed means lots of progress on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Hahaha! Thanks! I wish I could store pizza in there! But no. It's part of a dollhouse that I bought that will realistically never get built because I don't have time to individually stain each shingle of the roof and then glue each piece down. Sheesh! I'll be going to pottery barn kids and buying the fully assembled kind!
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2011 on Victrola at home at All things hand crafted
LOVING the victrola in the studio! It makes the room. Can hardly wait to go home and listen to some early jazz and design a 20s charleston dress to wear to Forever Darling. Traveling back in time brings me to my happy place. Will probably have to have a martini... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at All things hand crafted
These kits will be ready next week! The workshop is the 9th and/or 10th of September. Plenty of time to knit them before October! Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Awwww...thanks girl!
A fun and productive day! Great connecting with my childhood doing the spirograph-inspired ipad cases. Hope to get those cases ($125) among other artwork up on etsy soon. I'm so thankful they've been selling before I can get them up! Gotta sell these new ones soon - I want every... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Here is the humble beginning to our new group, the nocturnal knitting ninjas, yarnbombing activity. We're starting outside the Cat, then we'll work our way thru the burbs, then the city then ... who knows? Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Weekend Workshops are now up on the site for fall and winter! I'll be posting pictures of my progress on each project as i go! Hope you can join me! Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Staring in awe at this large wire basket packed and overflowing with vintage lace and the basket with some of the coolest ribbons and trims I've ever seen. These were all acquired by me in the last 6 months or so by donations from wonderfully crafty people who will not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Skeleton keys, old matchboxes, an ivory crochet hook, and a really old fabric tape measure with a Minneapolis parks photo might tell a good story in the near future. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at All things hand crafted
Thanks Peggy! Enjoy! Hope to see you soon!
Well, we're off to Breckenridge this morning to our good friends, the McDonnell's, house for our annual 4th of july golfing, eating, drinking, movie watching knitfest. I don't even consider going up there without making the lemon blueberry trifle i brought the first time. I may not get invited back!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at All things hand crafted
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Jun 30, 2011
We missed you girl!
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Jun 29, 2011
Thanks to all the great knit night knitters and to Jo for the dragonberry lemonade cocktails, and Deanna for the pizza and dawn for the key lime pie and to deb for helping me keep the granny square magic alive! Mini granny squares are so adorable! Also deb thanks for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at All things hand crafted
"Whatever it is I think I see becomes a granny square to me!" Lately, all I want to work on are granny squares. I taught a 4-part Granny Square workshop at Fresh City Life at the Denver Public Library this month and met some amazing people . . . Chris,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at All things hand crafted
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Jun 28, 2011