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Right now I enjoy

Right now I enjoy

I experience the passage of time and the particulars of my surroundings with my physical beingwith my body and mind and the act of making things that reflect my thoughts and feelings is a way of bouncing something back. I am here. I am not just absorbing. I am contributing. This is a dialogue. […]

The Therapy of Magazine Cutting

The Therapy of Magazine Cutting

Are you aware of the therapeutic value of cutting out magazine images? I know some of you already do this regularly. Saving images to a personal imagery archive of clippings (to be used in future diary pages, collages or art journaling) is very calming and always cheers me up. Recently I have “swiped through” and […]

New eyes on Magazine Layout

New eyes on Magazine Layout

Thanks for all your kind comments on my last post about my Blurb book with A Years worth of Photos! Your great comments made my day! Also, I got a few questions that I plan to answer as soon as I can in a Question & Answers post. If you want to know anything about […]

Broderiakademin | Sweden’s Embroidery Guild

Broderiakademin | Sweden’s Embroidery Guild

Last year there was an embroidery exhibition in town, and when visiting it I found out Sweden has an Embroidery Guild open to everyone, called Tcklebo Broderiakademi! How amazing is that? I had no idea groups like this excised. Where I live there is even a local group meeting every month! When I joined I […]

Round Skirt

Round Skirt

I have so many fabrics that are too beautiful (and too big) to just lay folded in my wardrobe. I thought that this spring/summer I would make some skirts for me out of some of this fabric. But it’s been slow, really slow. At least I haven’t bought any new fabric at all this year. […]

Button bag made by mom

Button bag made by mom

My mom made me this little beautiful thing: I made this my mother who is visiting this weekend: Face magazine cover – just a mock-up virtual image, but fun to think up. You can make a cover yourself, just go to the Flickr Magazine page! Related PostsNew Scanner and other fun toys for me Internet […]

Home Companion magazine

Home Companion magazine

Now I’m back at my own lovely home and my parents, who came on a short visit this weekend, have been sent home again. Things are back to normal, almost – and I can lean back (after doing the laundry, cleaning up, sorting new and old stuff, etc etc etc today) and read the Mary […]