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tea and toast

Meet Judy. Judy is my tea drinking friend (no coffee!) and is wearing toast. It's pretty much the perfect combo. (My grandmother had tea and toast every morning for breakfast. One of my favorite memories of her.) However, I prefer coffee and toast. Show More Summary

I would like a typo better

In my post the other day, I wrote that there would be 1600 rows in the edging, and Katie (who is surely a hopeful person, full of optimism) wrote and said “Surely that’s a typo.”  Vickiebee even said “Maybe it’s … Continue reading ?

Etsy Update featuring A Rainbow Full Of Speckles!

Top to bottom, left: Poolside, Atlas, Grassroots, Mimosa Top to bottom, right: Paisley, Juliette, Smitten, Luna There will be an Etsy Update on Today, March 23rd at 7pm EST. We have been busy in the studio experimenting with loads of new speckled colourways in every single colour of the rainbow! You're a pink person? We've got it. Show More Summary

dreaming + winner

I've been meaning to share these amazing wallpaper murals with you guys for some time. Can you stand it? I am totally in love. There isn't a room in the home I am living in right now where I feel like I could accomplish this. But, IShow More Summary

Luck is where Preparation meets Opportunity – Saying YES

Just who the heck is this Cheryl Sleboda?  I think I have heard of her before… ha ha! Mostly people recognize me by my hair! I’m just back from a whirlwind of teaching in Florida, Wisconsin, and California, and I got to tell all of those fine folks the same thing I’m going to tell you....

Ok we have a melt down

But not just snow. Technology once again. Hard drive failing. And my "stupid" phone has a memory virus. That's a new one. Time to rethink my capacity to handle all this ST. Anyway, not to bother you with the details....

It’s Not Early

My friend Debbi has a great expression. When a task is daunting and spread out in front of you, and you’re getting that slightly crampy feeling in the pit of your stomach, she’ll look right at it and say “Don’t … Continue reading ?

Take It All - My New Favourite Shawl

Pattern: Take It All by Lisa Hannes. Yarn: TFA PureWash Fingering in Crystal, Graphite, Highlighter, Seabreeze, Peacock, Ravine, Pink Grapefruit and Orchid. Crystal is currently an exclusive Club colourway - Chris Grey would be a great substitute. Show More Summary

Switcheroo

So really, it WAS the first day of Spring. Snow melted, birds sang, and everyone came out to go walking. It smells different. And I made a little Equinox cloth. Light coming through... And then on the table. I'm still...

March across Moons

Just Yesterday. A slow thaw. Some old March about 37 years ago. Wondering who I was, and where I might fit in... This morning...Dust. Evidence of Mom's chin. And still wondering where I fit in. Perhaps just expressing that differently....

Mood Board Monday - Mimosa

equila sunrise mimosa, sunflowers, paint, watercolour, Green Label in Mimosa (available in this week's Etsy update) holographic hat mushrooms, woman, sofa. We're working towards our next big Etsy update and I'm excited to say that it's going to be a good one! I'll be announcing the date and time later on this week when I've got everything ready. Show More Summary

Being In It.

I used to paint and draw all the time. self portrait. being process. 1974 There has been a lot of sorting through old journals and drawings this year. The Loose Pages. At one point in time, I cut a lot...

Just Today

Soul-O. The magic cat. He sleeps there now. On a patchwork pillow. As close to me as he can be without actually being in the bed. I discourage that because he is an outside cat and there are often stray...

knit noro giveaway

When I get a new book, I like to take it to bed with a stack of post it's. Flipping through, marking all those things that are interesting to me. Knit Noro Accessories 2 has plenty of items I would love to knit. I could have used at least 10 more post-its. Show More Summary

A Little Green

Winter lingers too long. More snow tomorrow. Patience wears thin. It must be propagated. Oh! A surprise. One of the dried Blackberry Lily seeds must have fallen into the Avocado pot... And growing from the scrap pile, patchwork 3s. ...

Pretty Corners - Vol. 6

Pretty snippets from around the house and office today. Speckled skeins on the drying racks, rainbow skeins in line for re-winding into mini's and my current kitchen counter situation... is life even worth living without gummy bears...

Proof of Life

I sat down yesterday morning with a cup of coffee and the intention of writing a post to you, and then realized that though I don’t believe in jinxes, and I didn’t really think I could make myself fall down … Continue reading ?

Wind Dance

A quiet day click here if you see no video player

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