18.03.2014

  
        

                      

                      

I just finished my second weaving project that I've been fooling around with at home. I'm not sure if you can even call it weaving. This small rug was made on a loom using a rya technique. It was a lot of fun to make and feels great under foot!

Happy Tuesday.




26.02.2014






I love handkerchiefs. I have a bunch that I have had since childhood. I also pick them up at flea markets from time to time. Here are a few of my favourites. The blue handkerchief in the back is my all-time favourite. The designer has used some sort of inlay technique to apply the white border. I often wonder who put the love and care into designing and applying these stitches.

It would be nice to have the time and energy to decorate a few of my own. It could be a nice 365 day project to start.

Happy Wednesday.

18.02.2014


           

I just can't stop experimenting with this loom.

Happy Tuesday!

17.02.2014


       

       


I just recently started taking weaving classes and I'm learning some very helpful techniques to measure out the warp yarn and keep everything all orderly and tidy. It's all in German though so the proper terminology is missing from my English vocabulary. As impatient as I've been to get started (I've just finished setting up the loom to start weaving), I've been experimenting a little at home. 

Happy Monday.

25.01.2014





Happy belated New Years! I spent most of December dealing with health issues and then the beginning of January recovering from minor surgery. Now pretty much fully recovered I feel like my year is finally beginning. 

I've been spending lots of time making things for around the house, like this rug that I finally finished. I had been working on it on and off for about a year now. It's perfect under our feet for the arrival of this cold weather we've been having.

Happy Saturday.

11.11.2013











We've been gearing up for fall and winter and have been trying to soak up the sunny days when they present themselves.

M. made some Grittibänz this weekend, wonderful little bread rolls.

I've been taking over M.'s studio lately, because it's been getting harder and harder to keep my projects out of little curious hands. Plus it is a wonderfully spacious and quiet place to be. No internet to distract me! I am thinking of permanently moving my sewing machine there as well. It would definitely improve my productivity.

Patterns and colour are popping up in our home and in my own projects lately. I'll post some photos as I finish projects up... hopefully in the coming weeks. I am full of ideas these days. I just hope that I can eke out some time to bring them to fruition.

Happy Monday.

07.10.2013



                               


Nature, leaves and outdoors on my mind. We're passively hunting for a cabin somewhere close to Berlin. I am dreaming of projects to test out our ability to build and have some ideas in mind for our apartment in the meantime. Perhaps once we make some progress I'll have some interesting things to post here!

Happy Monday.