Monday, May 30, 2011

A Peek Into My Sketchbook

I've been playing a lot with color and design.



Saturday, May 28, 2011

Sketchbook

Several months ago I went back to work full time. My kids are both in school so it was time. I have loved it but miss all my time in the studio. I NEED to have a creative outlet. I decided that art journaling or sketching would be the way for me to have something
  • quick
  • portable
  • laid back
  • creative
So here's a peek into what I've been working on...






Friday, May 27, 2011

Illustration Friday - Asleep

When you fall asleep under this tree, you dream of gumdrops and confetti and chocolate stars and love.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Knitting Update

Pookie
Pattern: Pookies from Barbara Prime
Needle Size: US 6
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft and Cascade 220

So cute I can barely stand it. I will be making more!



Market Bag 
Pattern: Grrlfriend Market Bag from Laura Spradlin
Needle Size: US 6, 8, 11
Yarn: Lily Sugar N' Cream (Hot Green)

Very handy--holds a ton and fun to knit.


Monteagle Bag
Pattern: Monteagle Bag from Mason Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines
Needle Size: US 10-1/2
Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton Solid

Learned lots of new stitches on this one. It was fun to knit and makes a very useful, interesting bag!




Slipper Socks for Mom 
Pattern: Tropical Punch Slipper Socks by Bear Toes
Needle Size: US 10
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft


Kind of ugly, but so comfy. My mom loves em!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Yes, Another One or Two

I am addicted to this pattern. It's my Go To baby gift right now. This one was for my sweet nephew for his 1st birthday.


And this one was for a friend's new baby



Monster Chunks
Pattern: Monster Chunks (free!) by Rebecca Danger
Needle Size: US 6
Yarn: (Green one) Cascade 220 for the body, Bernat Cottontots for the feet, (Red one) Lily Sugar n' Cream body and feet

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