sayraphim’s work

Digital craft

March 7, 2009

I’m still busily knitting for this years Knitting Club, but which I do that, I’ve made a couple of digital works for an exhibition for the Food and Wine festival. The first is called Mysteries in the Bottle. I had this vision of a wine bottle crawling with tiny monsters, as I’m a big fan …

Read the full article →

Craft Swap has landed!

March 3, 2009

The lovely Susan at Isabella Golightly recieved her package in the mail yesterday, so I can post photos here! I asked her what colours she liked and wheather she preferred sewing or knitting. Her reply was I probably lean towards blues and greens for colours, the jewel colours…Knitting v sewing – that’s a real toughie …

Read the full article →

They’re zooming in from everywhere!

February 27, 2009

Wow… I’m … speechless…… Well, almost 🙂 Today I got the current Mixtape magazine in the mail. And there, in black, grey, red and white, is the article I wrote, about the economic downturn and the ramifications for crafty types who sell their stuff online. It was written at the start of the crisis, and …

Read the full article →

So you blink and another week goes by

February 25, 2009

I can’t believe it’s Thursday already! Tuesday night I went as a proud new Brown Owl to the first meet of the year at Dante’s. Brown Owls, for those of you not in the know, is a crafty meetup organised by the amazing and lovely Pip from Meet Me At Mikes. It was so lovely …

Read the full article →

Tutorial – Design It Yourself Doll Gift for children

February 22, 2009

When we were little and it was our birthday, our mum would draw up a Breakfast In Bed menu, with everything she could possibly think of, and bring it into our bedroom with a pen. You’d mark off what you wanted for breakfast, and she’d disappear into the kitchen for a bit. Then your chosen …

Read the full article →

When Craft Attacks…

February 8, 2009

So I had this dream the other night, that I heard about an artist in another town that was making dolls and leaving them around for people to find (al la The Toy Society) and so I went down there to see them. I found a big pile and took two of my favourites, they …

Read the full article →

more art

January 21, 2009

I find lots of things on the ground, mostly it’s buttons, broken jewellery and playing cards. I found a lot of tiny bones recently when I was at the beach and wandering through a garden and I wanted to make something out of them. So this is my Missing Presumed Art series.They’re all tiny, the …

Read the full article →

It was the Monster Mash…

January 16, 2009

Firstly, the interview went really well! I was worried that I wouldn’t have enough to say so I made a page of notes I could refer too. But then I started speaking and off I went. I spoke for 20 mins and still had a bunch of things to say. So I’ll write a post …

Read the full article →

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 …

Read the full article →

What a jolly morning

January 9, 2009

I was hanging out with a friend of mine the other day and she was wearing a tshirt she’d created herself through RedBubble. It’s free to sign up and you can load photos and artwork up on it, it’s a 2d etsy. Anyway, so this morning I decided to make a couple of tshirts on …

Read the full article →