Quilt II

I’m slowly getting started with Erik’s quilt. I first tried to draw the hexagons myself, but only had some black card around. It has so much texture that the graphite point in my compass gets[…]

A quilt?

I got it in my head to make a quilt for Erik, by the time he moves into his own room/needs bedding, which will still take months. His room is now light grey and white,[…]

Quilting preliminary notes

If you stumble upon this, please keep in mind that at the time of this writing, I haven’t sewn a single quilt. I’ve sewn this bag, and that’s the extent of my “patchwork”. It has[…]

Linoleum cut

I’ve embarked in my latest venture ;P it’s been a while since I tried something new. I have a project for some 50 cards which I wanted to make by hand, my deadline is about[…]

Our bathroom

I haven’t really been posting here. I think I mentioned some time ago that we bought a house in need of full renovation. So that’s been keeping us busy (that and… our full time jobs,[…]

Migration 2

Ok, I finally was able to download my liveJournal that I used from 2003 to approx fade out in 2011. After week upon week of trying and a lot of patience I had to start[…]


My website had been down for a while due to technical issues. I finally decided to nearly start over.My previous website was too complex and difficult to update, and the blog integration didn’t quite deserve[…]

Polishing glass

I got this cloche (actually a cheese dish with… cloche?) in a local thrift shop, a couple of years ago. I thought it was dirty or just covered in hard water marks. The lightning in[…]

Big news

Apart from a couple of posts about the Joies d’artista expo, I have been quite silent. Truth is… something was going on! We bought a house! as in, really a house (I have always lived in[…]

Fun lens

My boyfriend just gave me this lens for my birthday! I am not at all familiar with it yet, of course, and the light is gone now (argh!) but I anticipate much fun :)))  […]

Blog back on!

I haven’t posted in a while… again, but this time I had a reason not to! It all started with my web hosting company going rogue on me. Word to the wise: if you are[…]


Miltonia   Phalaenopsis   http://lokibicho.tumblr.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/Loki_bicho   Phalaenopsis After a long, long break, three of my orchids are in bloom! The miltonia was first, and one bud on each of the phalaenopsis have just opened,[…]

Grey and green

Last Monday I bought some fabric on a whim, 1m of very soft grey jersey rayon and 0.5m of a vibrant mossy green, for a short sleeved dress. The grey is rather beautiful, very slightly[…]

Sewing corner

I have spent the entire day cleaning up and organising my sewing corner (also all the ironing things are there). It had become an incredible sprawling mess in the last year or so, to the[…]


I’m done smallifying! just washed them. Here are almost all my band t-shirts, a few that were clean are not there ;P From front to back: Darkthrone*, Obituary*, Deicide*, Anathema*, Darkthrone, Cathedral*, Paradise Lost*, Katatonia,[…]

Cat videos

Loki in Barcelona, August. Loki giving Mino grief. There is one thing that Mino doesn’t like, and that’s having his tail touched. But Loki cannot resist. Pim playing with Loki.

at the office

Male coworker: *walks in with his trousers caught up into his socks* Several female coworkers: *point and laugh* Me: Hey, I like it. Couple of coworkers: *sarcastic laughter* Me: No, really, I like it, knickerbockers![…]