Tag: crafts

Stitch Wars

This is what you get when you combine Star Wars with an interest in the crafts of crochet, sewing and embroidery. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/gallery/2009/jul/23/star-wars-exhibition?picture=350711031 These items are part of a group art exhibition at the Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery. http://www.tatescomics.com/bearandbird/

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Yarnstorm

We’ve had this somewhat surreal offering sent in with no commentary as to why it might be of particular interest.  So we’ll leave you to make of it what you will: http://yarnstorm.blogs.com/

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Everything Handmade

Have you ever wanted to find a really unique gift for someone. Etsy is an online marketplace for talented people to sell the beautiful things that they create. It’s not just about selling, it’s also a wonderful  community of people willing

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Getting clever with paper – redux

And if yesterday’s Origami pictures have whetted your appetite, why not have a go yourself? You can make frogs, snakes, roses, whales, pumpkins, airplanes, Easter bunnies and even Santa’s Hat! http://www.origami-instructions.com/

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Getting Clever with Paper

Origami is the art of paper folding, and to see some brilliant works of art, including George and the Dragon, Unicorns, Rhinos and Velociraptors,  click on the links below… http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.pjlighthouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/origami-cool-animal-03.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.pjlighthouse.com/2007/06/07/art-cool-animal-paper-origami&usg=__Wyn005Ygk75WZgAOamv4jsEtWQ4=&h=357&w=499&sz=29&hl=en&start=13&um=1&tbnid=IPxtknR7tjaOIM:&tbnh=93&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dorigami%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1   http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.pjlighthouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/origami-cool-animal-03.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.pjlighthouse.com/2007/06/07/art-cool-animal-paper-origami&usg=__Wyn005Ygk75WZgAOamv4jsEtWQ4=&h=357&w=499&sz=29&hl=en&start=13&um=1&tbnid=IPxtknR7tjaOIM:&tbnh=93&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dorigami%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1    

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crochet coral reef

Where do people think this stuff up?! http://crochetcoralreef.org/  

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For quilt lovers…

… if you’re out there. http://www.oldstatehouse.com/piece%2Dof%2Dmy%2Dsoul/

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