Summer

Weaving # 5: Weaving on Objects - Recycled Cardboard Containers Make Great Looms!

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I have been weaving on a little different kind of "cardboard loom"! Weaving on cardboard objects! In this case cardboard containers! The weaving becomes part of the container, embellishing and strengthening at the same time.

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How To: Cereal Box Woven "Wheat Straw" Stars (Suns) to Celebrate the Primstav Summer Season

Woven Straw Star Ornaments

 

Woven Straw Stars = Cardboard Strip Version

Today I am celebrating the beginning of the summer season!

Oops! Did I just rock your world?

Work in Progress - Tidal Pool Quilt Block

Tidal Pool Quilt block

I do not consider myself a quilter - and yet it is funny how many quilt projects I end up making!

Thought I would share my little tidal pool pillow top or table topper or wall hanging - it's final purpose is yet undecided!

Actually, I created this little block about a year ago. Once the yoyos were pinned in place, I set it aside to focus on Dala and that was that!

Kid Friendly Version of "Punched Tin" Dragonfly (and Butterfly)

Punched Tin "Paper" Dragonfly Wings

Ever since posting my tutorial for making punched tin butterflies a few years back, and more recently punched tin dragonfly wings, I have been thinking about a way to make "punched tin" more child friendly and less likely to cut little fingers.

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