Monthly Archives: June 2010

Tonteldoos Handmade & other

So, quite a few busy months behind me. I’ve started making some hats & scarves & wrist warmers & such for Rock a Billy – a store here that stock clothes (like Emily the Strange), shoes, comics, to name a … Continue reading

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Angels, hearts and daisies

Sweet little angel pressed into tailor’s chalk Playing around with shapes while watching the German victory over England. Laughed sooo much at English commentary – “suur druiwe”! I like the way it turned out but the other side of the … Continue reading

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Japanese knot bags with an African twist

Bought some shweshwe for Japanese knot bags (like the ones I made for my book club’s Christmas presents). Dark brown with little white daisies Rooi kalbassies… pots on red with white and bit of yellow The red buffalo White pattern … Continue reading

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Aloe

Finished this yesterday – most of the mounting done while watching Brave Bafana fight the French. Very inspiring. It is a once-off, unique piece, destined to be a thank you gift to Charl and Elise. We stayed a night on … Continue reading

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New project

Shweshwe – gift from Cornelle Variegated (from deep orange to almost white yellow) DMC cotton (no 51) on special from needlework shop that closed at Sunridge Village Vintage orange beads from Ouma Poppie’s cupboard Made a start Focus on details … Continue reading

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Aah… not doing much

Lees, slaap, eet, tv, dvd, lees, slaap, eet…

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Hundertwasser handsokkies

Ek het hierdie amazing wol in Maart gekoop. Dis geinspireer deur die kunstenaar Hundertwasser, wat deur my kollega Rosie aan my voorgestel is toe ek nog by Otto gewerk het. Ek is mal oor sy argitektuur (Wikipedia het nice pics) … Continue reading

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