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Love Acrylic Paint Markers

Love Acrylic Paint Markers

I have started a new adventure this autumn, and it’s taking some of my mental space to digest everything about it. I won’t reveal what it is just yet, but if something comes of it I’ll let you guys know of course! And if I’m not here, know that I am elsewhere being creative. In […]

Transparent Collage Papers

Transparent Collage Papers

I have a lot of paper, most of it ephemera or magazine clippings, and some wallpaper rolls or wrapping papers. I love when paper is both pretty and cheap, like in big rolls of lovely wrappng paper that you can use in all kinds of projects. But I also like the more expensive kind of […]

Crocheting with Tricot

Crocheting with Tricot

I have t-shirt yarn. Balls of cut and rolled fabric. But the thing I enjoy most is crocheting with it, not cutting it up and making it. So when I found these huge spools of already made tricot “yarn” I bought three and started crocheting in the round. Related PostsThe Amigurumi Crochet Trend The Pink […]

Awesome Supplies | Artists’ Watercolour

Awesome Supplies | Artists’ Watercolour

Imperfection holds quite a bit of joy, I think. Practice doesn’t always make perfect, and that’s okay. Actually, it’s more than okay – it’s part of being human. Machines make “perfect”: people make art. Paula Bogdan* Making art and craft is always awesome, but that is not always true for the tools, supplies or materials […]

Creativity in Snapshots | Stitches

Creativity in Snapshots | Stitches

Innovation is a messy, multiple business. There is no single method. The sensible approach is to keep trying stuffto provoke the world and let it start talking to you. Grant McCracken Love this flower! I have bought a pink orchid after a few years living without such magnificent flowers in my home. It’s so pretty […]

What’s new on my desk today

What’s new on my desk today

In today’s mail came the new embroidery magazine, and I am very proud since I am one of three editors. I’ve planned it, worked with it, written articles, edited text, photographed, edited layout, found spelling-mistakes and on and on. Always happy to make this thing -but also extremely happy and satisfied when it’s “over” and […]

My lovely hand dyed fabric pile

My lovely hand dyed fabric pile

My lovely pile of hand dyed fabrics! This year I’ve experimented with the idea of “making the material my own” more than ever before. I love the idea of dying and not just using store bought and ready to go materials. In a class I took we experimented with these fun fabric colours, called Omeaga […]