Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Talking neglect here,

In my defense I have been very busy. If you want to see what I have been spending my time on then you will have to hop on over to my other blog which is charting the adventure of my degree. I will and a link at the bottom of this post.

I got the urge to experiment in weaving, and for that I needed a loom. Dash to the studio to see what I can find.
Panel pins.....great
Old frame and some tools, off we go.
Pins into the frame at either end.....,

Add some thread.
Just the job
Threads to weave with.

 The ARTefact groups are going from strength to strength,

see you later, xxxx

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Car boots.....,

are still providing me with great stuff for artful play,
The red thing is a fabric belt with metal buckle. The decoration on the belt is of a large tape measure.
Could not resist her day before I start mt degree!!!

First day at college, terrifying..., but it is going to be fabulous. If you want to see more in-depth view of my college work and indeed the whole degree experience head over to my other blog,

Tempus, my drawing machine he worked well

IlluminARTi Alpha group have been making Midori Note book, or travelers note books as they are sometimes call them. I alter the template for my own Midori as I like to use the Chrondex.
My Midori, slightly longer
Colour coded time management

Three signatures

Friday, 11 September 2015

Books, sketch book, journals, note books....., I love them all!

So the Alpha group are making Midori, fabric note book cover....,
If you are going to make more than one cover I recommend making a template, saves lots of time in the end.
Choose some fabric.
I personally like it all to be square.
Bondaweb, and stiffener.

Sewing around the edges

Adding holes for the elastic

Note book installed. I will show you how to make the note book another time.
Elastic closure loop

I made a few. 

My son Corrin left home a few weeks ago, so I have been decorating his old room, and Hector seems to like the desk for view the street and general resting!
Take care, xxxx