the meeting

Apr 4th, 2007 other, sewing, work

The meeting, originally uploaded by standardD. My sewing, hard at work! Or in this case, my skilled hot-glueing. I made the costumes for Rob’s short film. Looks clowny to me! Notice the tropical paradise background. I got another bite today on the costume making for a theater production. I’ll probably accept the job after I find out more details to verify it’s not a sinking…

socks that spin around neatly on toys

Mar 7th, 2007 knitting, other
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        It’s time. Time that I find out for myself what all the hype is about. I’ve bought myself some Socks That Rock yarn, and I am totally wowed by the colors, and all set to try it out on some socks. I thought the colors of the Cracked Canyon colorway looked a little funny in the skein, but now that I…

swiftly tinkering

Feb 19th, 2007 knitting, other, pets
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I knew well from my days of babysitting that building toys are good fun for all ages. Imagine my pleasant surprise then when I saw Jen’s Tinker Toy Swift, an excellent and affordable solution of how to wind skeins of yarn into balls without tangling them or breaking the bank. I thought it was great fun (not to mention quick and easy) to build this…