Did you know that you can buy ETSY gift cards for your loved ones? It’s so easy- I accept them, but then so do loads of other ETSY sellers. This is a great way to support handmade sellers and artisans while giving a gift that the recipient can choose for him or herself. Did you… Read More Did you know I am working on my website shop?
Happy New Year- a little bit late, but still with the same good wishes and cheer that 2018 be a year of creativity , “do gooding” , exploration and perhaps a bit of quiet time eased in. GETTING STARTED I have had so many posts swirling around in my head for several weeks, but haven’t… Read More Happy New Year 2018
There have been “other lessons learned” over this past weekend as I reflect on our time at the Vintage Bazaar in Eliot ME. Visit their website here. Connie Fletcher of Seven Gables and I did our first show/market together. I talked a bit about it in my last post about the preparations. Not only is it… Read More Other lessons learned
I am getting ready for my first ever show and I must say, I should have planned further in advance. The Vintage Bazaar of New England in Eliot, ME on the grounds of the Raitt Homestead Farm should prove to be a learning experience for us both. It will be happening this coming Columbus Day… Read More Getting ready for The Vintage Bazaar of New England
207 Creatives is a collective of three fiber artists who have joined together to bring you unique fiber events and experiences. We are, what you would call, slow makers- our craft takes time to produce. Planning, drawing, hand dyeing wool, color planning a piece, cutting the wool strips (worms), hooking it all by hand and… Read More 207 Creatives – who are we?
Top 60 Rug Hooking Blogs Thank you, Feedspot, for including me on the ‘Top 60 Rug Hooking Blogs’ list! It is an honor, and I will say, a surprise, to be included in such good company. I have been a fan of several of these blogs for quite a while now. Some of my personal… Read More Thank you for including me
Summer is a time to think about fall. In the gardening world you dream about your fall harvest as you plant those many seeds and seedlings. What will come up? What will I do with it all when it is ready to harvest?? Who can I give some away to that will be grateful for… Read More Summer is a time to think about Fall
College learning Even in college, those many years ago now, there was a community of makers, farmers, doers. Those communities have been in place for centuries in one way or another. There was a community of people working with their hands that I was drawn to. It feels like a lifetime ago when I was… Read More Community working with hands
This week I am celebrating accomplishments of my first vending experience at the Belfast Hook In by 207 Creatives. Managing fears has been something that has come up from time to time in my life. Last weekend was one of them, and I made it through without a hitch. I have had to give… Read More Celebrating accomplishments
Nature is surely a wondrous thing. I witness it right outside my window daily. As I went outside to feed the birds I noticed the tom turkey in all of his finest regalia. His head, for example, is a brilliant blue right now. He seems to have a new red orb under his chin that… Read More Nature is a wonderous thing