Category Archives: creativity

Winter coat for the tall and skinny one

My son is brushing up against the 2m mark and there’s not a gram of excess fat to be found (lucky boy, give your mama some of that, eh?) and he hates roomy clothes. So, to get sleeves that are … Continue reading

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Carving stamps

Several years ago, my cousin bought some rubber blocks for me at Dick Blick. One 3/4″ thick slab of Staedtler mastercarve, and two packages of Dick Blick’s own no-brand. They’ve been in hiding with my craft supplies, my lino knives … Continue reading

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Last week and then some, days 22-30 of my sketch challenge

I’m done! I did it! This pleases me no end, as this dratted MS of mine tends to both rob me of energy and brain power. Seriously, it’s frustrating how absent-minded I’ve become. I forget things at the drop of … Continue reading

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Clothespin apron

So I made a comment and got a reply that made me realise not all had as brilliant a grandma as I did. She made sure everyone of her family had a clothespin apron. The one she made for mum … Continue reading

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Week three of my personal sketch challenge

Woohoo! I made ot through another week, and the week leading up to solstice at that (solstice knocks me out), so I’m rather chuffed. Posted daily at Instagram @windingsorensen. I do find it quite interesting how some days are a … Continue reading

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Sketch challenge. week two

I did it! I managed another week. Never thought that would be a problem, but I’ve had some rather painful days lately. On Tuesday I didn’t even realise I had forgotten to do my sketches until late at night. But … Continue reading

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First week of my sketch challenge

So, I’ve now done a week of my personal June challenge – sketch each day.  The format is small, just 10×10 cm, and is done in pencil – and quick. These are five minute sketches, at most. Day 1: Day2: … Continue reading

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Sketching challenge

Yesterday I was listening to an interview with Caroline Myss on YouTube, and when I listen to webinars/interviews/some such thing, I need something mindless to occupy me to keep my body from fidgeting. I’ve been knitting a lot while listening, … Continue reading

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Papercuts

I guess most of us have made some versions of these over the years – at least in school. In my family we didn’t use standard paper, we used tissue paper instead. Cutting in the beggining of December, unfolding the … Continue reading

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Finally a finished project

Actually, it’s two. One scarf and one blanket, both knitted, both for my daughter. She picked out the colours for the scarf, so she knew about that one, but the blanket was a surprise for her 18th birthday. It was … Continue reading

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