Friday, September 21, 2007

The fabulous packages keep on coming...

I'm involved in two "secret pal" swaps right now -- one connected with the Art Techniques Yahoo group and the other, SP11, a knitting secret pal swap. Both of my pals were busy shopping and shipping this week, and I'm the lucky recipient!

On Wednesday, I received this adorable packet of goodies (right) from "Freaky" (as she calls herself). She does such a lovely job of finding wonderful treats!

My SP11's package came the next day -- more gorgeous evergreen-colored yarn, this time Peruvian wool. Enough to make a nice-sized project. The cute little Vogue felting book I've been lusting after for so long. And an adorable tea infuser decorated with a little bee (perfect!).

Thanks so much, ladies. I feel so spoiled!

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Spell with Flickr

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I love this little tool! You can spell any word you wish, then click on each letter to select other options (if you'd like a different version of a particular letter). The letters are all images from Flickr artists.

Have fun!

Sunday, September 2, 2007


I love felt... all sorts. I like making little hand-sewn doo-dads with wool felt yardage, I like felting old sweaters and using the fabric to make stuff, and I like knitting and then felting bags and other goodies.

Recently I finished a cute little felted bag for my partner in the August Bag Ladies swap. The theme was brown + a color. The photos here show before and after felting.

I've made this bag before, in fact I made several for my nieces for Christmas two years ago. It goes pretty fast, has some nice details, and is a good size.I hope my partner likes it!