Category Archives: Handcrafts

Making Art in Real Life vs Digital Art

So my creative time recently has been spent on learning Mixed Media art.  This is my fourth piece, and the largest at 10″ square.  It occurred to me while finishing this off that there are a lot of parallels between … Continue reading

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Mixed Media – Trying a new artform

Yet again I must apologise for an extended blogging holiday – however this was an entirely unexpected one.  My employer holds an annual golf day for customers, and my job is event photographer.  This time I was asked to drive … Continue reading

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Bobbin Lace Suppliers in Aus/NZ

Just a quick post I am putting out for my Handcraft section, I have seen a few people searching for this information in my stats, so to make it easy for you….If you are looking for bobbin lace supplies in … Continue reading

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A Day of Adventures – Quilt Show

I was supposed to be in Kaikoura this weekend, at a Photography Club Fieldtrip, but I spent Tues and Wed this week flat on my back in fair amounts of agony having done something to strain my neck.  It has … Continue reading

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Quilling and my Cell Phone

This post brings two new concepts to you today, first is that its about Quilling, which is the art of making nifty pictures out of strips of paper that are coiled and shaped and then glued down.  The second is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

Combining the photography and the handcraft theme I give you my latest lace piece – Torchon Ground bookmark with two different sized spiders, specifically made in purple crochet cotton (with a blue framing thread) And for those who want the … Continue reading

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Handcrafts: Completed Lace Bookmarks

So for those of you wondering what on earth the images I posted in my last post would end up looking like, here you go….. You see the coloured bookmark that I showed on my Inside Challenge post, now completed … Continue reading

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