craft out in the world

holidays are so nice

May 26, 2009

So we went on holiday. A 3 day whirlwind tour of the antique stores and wineries of Tasmania. Weirdly enough, with lots of craft. First antique store we stopped in, I found this:I’ve never seen an old crochet hook. Loads of old needles, and loads of those hook-y things for latch rugs, but never an …

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heart warming goodness

May 11, 2009

It’s cold outside, so inbetween soup and coffees I thought I’d share some other warming things… Firstly, I was walking down smith st the other day, past the in.cube8r gallery and I saw this dreadfully serious little owl staring out of the window. It’s made by Neptune’s Necklace and I fell in love with it. …

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presents from the universe and the internet

March 13, 2009

yesterday, I was walking down the street and suddenly, there, scattered on and around a wrought iron chair at a tram stop was thesewell, ok, it would have been better had I got a photo of them scattered around, but there they were, 3 pastel granny squares, an organse one, a red and black one …

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much craft community

December 16, 2008

Last night I went to the Craft Cartel‘s inaugural Flock and Flog Market, which was a sort of semi-spontaneous flash mob market. Turn up, hock your wares and vanish back into the night. You can read more about the mentality behind it on their website, but it was a sort of squatters market, instead of …

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Awesome Craft Graffitti

December 2, 2008

I found this down Hosier Lane today I think one of the ‘S’s has fallen off, but how great is that? It was soft and hand sewn and doing it for Crafters everywhere! Love it. More, more say I!

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Phone Pics

October 13, 2008

I love the fact they invented phone cameras. It makes me so happy that I can whip out my phone at any time and photograph something that captures my interest. And today, while I’m brain dead from being half way through the bumpout of Totem, I thought I’d share a couple. Most of them relate …

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Knitting workshop

October 6, 2008

I’ve just come back from the Turkish Ladies Knitting Workshop, week three. One of the ladies wanted to make a dress, but wanted a heart on it, so I quickly made her a pattern, and then knitted the heart bit as an example for her. She was really thrilled and started her dress right away. …

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The Craft Exchange

October 2, 2008

I am in 3 exhibitions as part of Fringe this year. One is Totem, as you all know, one is Digital Fringe, which I submitted a bunch of digital images I’ve made over the past couple of years which is shown on hundreds of screens around the world (I think), and one is The Craft …

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