December 10th, 2008

Illustration Friday – "We’re Similar!"

The Illustration Friday topic this week is “similar”. It made me think of how people can tend to avoid others who are different from them.

“We’re Similar!” is inspired by memories of the way the social system at grade school worked when I was little (still does?), and how children who were […]

December 5th, 2008

Making Bread – "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" Book

Deli rye loaf

One day at Barnes and Noble I found this book, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking, by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. I thought the idea was exciting and purchased a copy.

We have used the recipes from […]

December 2nd, 2008

Flurrie, Needlefelted Pink Poodle

Here is Flurrie, a needlefelted pink poodle. She is made of wool fiber. I blended two colors together for a pretty heathery pink shade. She is 2 3/4″ tall and 2 2/2″ long. Her eyes are onyx. She has a collar of vintage glass beads with a sterling silver leash with a felt […]

December 1st, 2008

Walter – Needlefelted Dog and Carved Print

I like to use my drawings and doodles for inspiration for my mohair and wool critters. Here is a carved print “A Day with Walter” that I did from a drawing. This became the inspiration for a needle-felted dog, Walter. I decided to needlefelt him because I wanted […]