September 25th, 2008

from Violet Pie – Look What Came in the Mail!

I ordered two little critters from the talented Violet Pie and was so excited to find them in the mail box a few days ago.

The first one is a small, white mohair rabbit with needlefelted legs and tail.

The second one is a blue […]

September 20th, 2008

W.I.P. – Some Needlefelting

I’ve been working on some needlefelted companions for my critters. This one is a runner duck. I first saw them a few years ago at a 4-H Fair and loved their unusual shape. I felted the wool roving until it was pretty hard. The legs have a copper wire through […]

September 11th, 2008

Illustration Friday – Clutter

The topic for this week’s Illustration Friday is “clutter”. I’m late getting this entered. I couldn’t decide about coloring it, but decided to keep it black and white.

Tilly (my daughter’s favorite name when she was little) had a hard day at work, took off her socks and boots, threw down […]

September 10th, 2008

The Nursery under the Deck – Plant Propagation by Accident

Several years ago I took a bus field trip organized by the Arnold Arboretum to Fred and Marianne McGourty’s garden, White Flower Farm, and a beautiful alpine garden (I can’t remember the name) all in Connecticut. It was a wonderful and inspiring day. I bought a few plants from Fred McGourty including a beautiful Frances […]