Thursday, May 03, 2007

My First Knitted Garment!

It fits! I've spent the last two months knitting the pieces of a sweater from recycled silk, hoping I knew enough to adjust the pattern for my long body and arms. Here are the pieces when they were all done:

And here it is all put together!

I'll be making more sweaters for myself. It's amazing to have one that actually fits.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Nona's Journal

Now that she's received it, I can post photos of a journal I made for a friend in New Zealand. She inspired me by admiring my doodle-sketch borders, so I made her a journal full of them!

Here's the cover:

And here are some of the inside pages:

I scanned all the pages before sending it to her, and I'm working on finding a way to reproduce the pages so they're on high-quality paper, but the copies are not too expensive, so I can then bind the copied pages into handmade books to sell. If I find a way to make it work, you'll hear it first here!

Monday, April 30, 2007

Postcard Exchange Display

I finally decided on a way to display all the postcards I'm receiving in the monthly exchange (thanks, Jean!). Here's the whole display so far:

January's theme was black & white. Here are all the cards:

Here are the red cards from February:

March was turquoise and chocolate brown:

Can't wait until the entire wall is full of these gorgeous cards!