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internet craft finds

This is an imagination I admire

July 26, 2009

This is wonderful, one of the best softies I’ve seen in a long time. Welcome to chouette treehouse network, a collaboration between Cat Rabbit and Ghostpatrol. I’ve always loved Ghostpatrol’s work, he seems to envisage a world that no one else had seen before, populated with children with horns and huge beasts, drawn delicately on …

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A fleeting second of Knitta Please

July 12, 2009

Becclebee of Marjoryjane went to the National Gallery in Canberra this weekend and wandered around an exhibition of Knitta Please. Knitta Please, for those of you who haven’t come across them before, are a group of American crafty guys who looked in dispare at all their unfinished knitting projects laying around and wondered if there …

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shucks

July 2, 2009

The guys over at Fandomania have found via craftster and showcased my K9 tissue box holder along with three other Dr who related tissue box covers at Fandomestic: Time Lord-Approved Tissue Boxes. Thank you guys! Pop on over and check out the other ones listed, there’s some beautiful work going on there…

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busy knittin’ up a storm

March 10, 2009

I know people flock to Ravelry, and I have considered it, but my understanding is that you log in and list all your wool and all the patterns you want to knit. My problem is that I don’t work that way. I have 6 clear plastic tubs of wool and yarn organised according to colour, …

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Is there nothing knitters can’t do? Part 2

January 12, 2009

So I firstly stumbled across this image when I was searching for mummies. As in the monsters. As in The Curse Of… and other such classic movies, let alone Brendan Fraser in between his Encino Man and Scrubs period. So no, I have no idea how this one came up, but I’m glad it did. …

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a discussion of monsters, breasts, dresses and moral dilemmas

January 10, 2009

Mid last year, as you might well know, I curated and organised an exhibition encouraging artists to create self portrait dolls of how they view themselves inside. My doll is at your right, a 4 foot high little green monster built in a similar style to the muppets. Recently I knitted a version of her …

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discoveries of a hauntingly beautiful kind

January 7, 2009

I love wandering around the net, seeing what people out there are making. For those of you who don’t know, I’m a photographer and a digital artist as well as a crafty lady. I have a presence on Redbubble, a worldwide community of photography that can be purchased as cards, prints, tshirts and more. A …

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an interesting topic

December 17, 2008

On Facebook yesterday, Cate of polka dot rabbit posted this photo: and the question – what do you think? It’s by Johnny Ryan and Jenny Ryan and called Soft 9/11. I saw it here on Extreme Craft, however the original post is here on Boing Boing. It’s stirred heaps of controversy, you only need to …

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While She Naps

November 24, 2008

I’ve just discovered a beautiful soft sculpture artist, Abby of While She Naps, who makes, amongst other things, incredibly beautiful birds. She’s just posted a really interesting photography journey of making a peacock which you should check out. But I found her for her beautiful teacup pin cushions. She buys antique teacup and saucer sets …

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Spreadin’ the Love

October 10, 2008

Being a self employed artist is many things. Sometimes it’s wonderful, when you sit down and realise that you’re being paid for things you love to do anyway, and sometimes it’s painful, when you’re doing something that you’ve done so often that it’s no longer quite as fun as it once was, and sometimes it’s …

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