Vacations get me all fired up to be creative, but alas, during the last week of my holiday I fell and sprained my thumb. Sigh. It is, of course, the thumb on my dominant hand. I’ve been getting very antsy about not doing anything creative, but I have come to realize that maybe I need to turn my thoughts to what I can do, rather than focus on what I can’t. I decided this week that it was time for a bit of a website overhaul, and so it has begun. You won’t find any “construction zone” blank pages – I’ll just start making little changes here and there.
Please let me know your thoughts on the changes, and especially let me know if something isn’t working. Hopefully this will be a fairly smooth transition.
Thanks for all your support! Here is a picture of Smudge helping me needle felt (which I can do for short amounts of time).
Have you been swithering about whether or not you want to take a workshop on needle felting Easter eggs? Good news – while the April 1st class is full, another has been scheduled for April 8th. As always, space is limited. Drop by the Beehive or give them a call at 250-385-2727 to register. Hope to see you there!
Needle felting eggs, that is. It’s definitely less messy… well, maybe less messy. Hmmm… forget what I just said. The mess is easier to clean up, well, unless you have a cat – that can make it challenging.
All this to say there is a new needle felting workshop scheduled at the Beehive Wool Shop on April 1 from 10:30am – 12:30pm. We’ll be making and decorating eggs – all supplies provided. It will be up to you how detailed you want to get, but I will show you how to layer colours for shading, and how to add dimension to your creation. The egg can be displayed in a variety of ways – in an egg-cup, propped against something or hanging like an ornament. Space is limited (six people), so sign up by calling (250-385-2727) or dropping in to the Beehive (1700 Douglas Street). Hope to see you there!
Wow. And once again… wow. I just finished a workshop at the Beehive Wool Shop, and I am so impressed with the pumpkins that were made… and the owl… That’s right – in addition to some people making second pumpkins, one person made an owl. Unfortunately I didn’t take a picture of the owl (it wasn’t finished), but here is a picture of all the pumpkins. Sorry for the poor quality of the picture – two cups of coffee apparently makes for a shaky hand! Thanks for a great class – that was a lot of fun!
Ever wanted your very own great pumpkin? Now is your chance to make one. I have a workshop scheduled at the Beehive Wool Shop from 10:30am – 12:30pm on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Space is limited, so call or visit the Beehive to sign up. Hope to see you there!
A felted pumpkin grinning at a chocolate pumpkin