Monthly Archives: April 2013

Acrylic and Canvas

Today, I went to a book signing event at A Work of Heart Studio ttp://www.aworkofheart.com/in San Jose, CA.  Mixed media artist/author Roxanne Padgett of Acrylic Techniques in Mixed Media, discussed the techniques explored on various samples.  By playing with various techniques and materials, “your own … Continue reading

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When Is A Button Not A Button?

Dorset Buttons are a passion of mine, especially since the arrival of How To Make Dorset Buttons, compiled by Marion Howitt of Swanage Dorset.  The fact file offers a brief history of the Dorset button industry with clear and concise illustrations of … Continue reading

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Cable Knit Skirt

I’ve always wanted to wear a knit skirt.  My desire for a knit skirt brings back memories of my mother speedily working through rows and rows of triple crochet producing a neon green skirt and vest.  I wore the skirt and vest to … Continue reading

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