Another commission

This week I found the photo for this commission by a friend: Enamel over copper (transparent enamel over white opalescent enamel and china paint) sterling/fine silver setting and sterling chain. It was actually finished in[…]

Workbench I

Last Saturday we were in the DYI store, looking for plywood to make a shooting board and sharpening bench hook thing, and instead came home with a ton of wood for the workbench! (the plywood[…]

Expos in London

We spent a few days in London, we went to see temporary expos in the British Museum: Celts, in which I have a personal interest and which was most excellent, and the Drawing in silver and gold[…]

Migration

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[…]

Commission

A friend commissioned this pair of matching pendants for a special occasion. The dragon motif was provided by her. I took a break from working on our new house refurbishment to make this commission and[…]

Comissions

I am very busy with work and the house, but somehow also trying to find the time for two enamel commissions. I am also making a few other pieces in the meantime, since once I[…]

Liquen

Ok, so here comes the new mitt design I mentioned :) Available in Ravelry! I love these and I use them a lot! I made a pair for my boyfriend, for both of my parents,[…]

Checking in

I have to admit it is not very clear to me what to write about in this blog right now. Enamel, clearly, and knitting, surely, but… I haven’t been doing much of either lately. Well,[…]

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[…]

Weimar

My new pattern is published! Weimar are beaded cuffs in two versions, with picot hem and overlapping, short-row shaped cuff worked back and forth, which is then joined and worked in the round. Very little[…]

Cuffs and a shawl

So my second set of cuffs is finished and blocked, ready to photograph. The pattern is written and laid out, only missing the pictures for the second version. I will probably have to model these[…]

Project progress

So, finished and blocked the shawlette. Happy with it! And work on the russety mittens continues: I want to make hat and cowl to match these, but wonder if I’ll have enough yarn. I think[…]